STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Evening moon, popular planets and extreme sports on Mars
The ambling moon is one day shy of first quarter phase tonight and lights up the sky near the star Regulus in Leo the Lion. Closer to the horizon, Venus and Mercury couple up with Gemini's brightest... Posted on 6/14/13 at 3:10 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Bananas Foster
I am on a bit of a banana kick this spring, but thisrecipe is a little flashier than others, literally. Bananas Foster. Ripe bananas cooking gently in a bubbling syrup made from brown sugar, butter, c... Posted on 5/7/13 at 8:51 AM
COURAGE IN THE KITCHEN Hot Fudge Sauce
My mother loved to try new things she saw at the Co-op grocery or A & P, so it is very likely that I had my first taste of commercial hot fudge in 1948. Thats when Smuckers introduced chocolate fu... Posted on 3/15/13 at 11:26 AM
CHEF JEFF Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
Cookies and ice cream: Can you think of a better combination? If you are a kid, the answer is no. And you probably wouldn't get much disagreement from grown-ups, either.
So, what's the best way to co... Posted on 7/20/12 at 1:00 PM
(Photo by Monica Isley) It may be March, and spring may officially be less than two weeks away, but Two Harbors' popular breakwater gave onto steam and ice on Thursday. Frigid air temps caused the mist to rise from the open water, while the frozen stuff still hugs the shore.
(Photo by Monica Isley)
Despite the lack of clouds for dramatic contrast, the fresh new sun manages to paint Monday with promising colors, and those who waited along the shore were rewarded for their patience.
Photo by Monica Isley
Take one part shooting into the sun, add two parts lake effect, and the resulting photograph is out of this world. When the weather is misbehaving in any way, that's when the best photo opportunities usually present themselves. This was shot last Sunday, when the temperatures were well below zero. Frigid air, colliding with the warmer waters of Lake Superior, create an almost-eerie mist.
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