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 This garden complements the 18th-century house in Maryland known variously as the McHard, Meeteer or Frisby House. Two bronze cranes overlook the pond. The owners see this landscape as “a constant work in progress; its happy fate is never to be finished.”
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
This garden complements the 18th-century house in Maryland known variously as the McHard, Meeteer or Frisby House. Two bronze cranes overlook the pond. The owners see this landscape as “a constant work in progress; its happy fate is never to be finished.”

Maryland's homes, gardens celebrate heritage

Now in its 77th year, the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage offers a look inside some of the state's most noteworthy properties.


 Vintage Valet fashion truck owner Marissa Zimmerman holds the mirror for a customer last year.

Stylebook Snapshot: Fashion trucks hit the road, bring style

With temperatures heating up, Pittsburgh's four fashion trucks will be bringing style to the streets of the Steel City.



  "Angel Food Cake With Raspberry Sauce from "The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook" by Terry Golson.

In Easter's honor, 2 more eggy recipes

In the spirit of Easter, try these egg recipes: Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Sauce and Leeks Vinaigrette with Herbed Quail Eggs.



 The Soft-Cooked Egg with Buttered Toast for Two is one of the most engaging recipes in "Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the Wrold's Most Versatile Ingredient" by Michael Ruhlman.

Dine: Cookbooks teach home cooks best

While searching for recipes online might be easy and quick, cookbooks fulfill another mission: They teach home cooks to cook.



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Indiana breaded pork tenderloin is a tasty classic

Rick Garrett traverses the state of Indiana in search of the best pork sandwich.



For pizza vendors, Vegas expo is a slice of heaven

Closed to the pub­lic, the expo is the re­served do­main of those who bring you the world’s most pop­u­lar food.


 

Restaurants


Emporio gives diners meatballs galore

At the restaurant, he makes four types of meatballs -- classic beef, spicy pork, vegetarian and chicken -- as well as a meatball of the day.



Dine: Four top Pittsburgh chefs get ready to fete culinary icon Thomas Keller

What do you cook for Thomas Keller, one of the most recognizable chefs in the world? A Pittsburgh Botanic Garden gala will provide answers.


 

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Travel


Travel Notes: Airlines offer bigger seats at a bigger cost

Southwest, USAirways and other airlines are making room for comfort with bigger seating options.



Apps help friends vacation together

Two new travel apps are harnessing the power of Facebook to help friends spend some time together.


 

Seen


Rainbow Gala held at the Westin Convention Center

Roughly 750 guests came out to enjoy the 22nd annual event that supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.



Dirty Ball supports Attack Theatre

More than 1,000 patrons partied in a warehouse in the South Side to raise funds for the theater.


 

Lifestyle


Ukrainian orphan learned customs of her homeland when she came to Carnegie

For Eryna Honchar, learning the ancient Ukrainian tradition of pysanky was about more than coloring Easter eggs.



Program focuses on the children of Homewood

The concept -- "it takes a village to raise a child" -- takes hold in Homewood to repair the neighborhood's social fabric.


 

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