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Author: Rebecca Haynes

Patio Heaven

New designs to keep you outdoors all season By Deborah DiSesa Hirsch Thinking of redoing your patio? The sky’s the limit, say area landscape designers, as homeowners are using all types of stone and

Blood Orange and Apple Crisp

Recipe Courtesy of Debra Ponzek and Greg Addonizio (serves 8-10) ingredients 8 Honeycrisp or Rome apples 8 small blood oranges 1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup sugar

Broccoli Rabe with Lemon and Pine Nuts

Recipe Courtesy of Debra Ponzek and Greg Addonizio (Serves 6 as a side dish) ingredients 2 bunches broccoli rabe 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and thinly sliced Zest of 1/2 lemon

Whole-Wheat Pizza

Recipe Courtesy of Debra Ponzek and Greg Addonizio (makes 6 7-inch pizzas) ingredients One 1/4-ounce envelope dry yeast 3 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/2 cups warm skim milk 2 teaspoons sea

Turkey Meatballs

Recipe Courtesy of Debra Ponzek and Greg Addonizio (makes about 24) ingredients 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon dried

Chef’s Delight: Meet the pair behind Aux Delices

Family comes first for Ponzek, Addonizio By Valerie Foster Debra Ponzek and Greg Addonizio have been building a culinary empire in lower Fairfield County since 1995. When their first gourmet food

Spring Garden Repair: Tips for undoing winter’s damage

By Daryl Beyers Winters in Southwestern Connecticut are typically manageable affairs, with a dusting of snow before the December holidays, a cold snap or two in January and February, and several

Asian Art… Works in a Variety of Decors

By Andrea Valluzzo From blue and white porcelain to beautifully carved jade and ivory, Asian art has long enchanted Western audiences. “We Americans have always been fine collectors of Asian porcelain

Living Her Dream

Entrepreneur takes her mom’s granola recipe and runs with it By Valerie Foster Dina Houser and her seven siblings grew up eating — and loving — their mom’s granola. In fact, Houser loved it so much

Luxurious Hideaways

Taking ‘man’ spaces to new heights <img By Melissa Nicefaro When most of us think man caves — typically, an area in or around the home where men can let loose and enjoy their passions — we imagine