Pack in protein, save the budget with beans and rice


When I was growing up, beans and rice were an end-of-month staple.

Milk industry fights back against ‘anti-dairy folks’

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

Ford's: From shack to chic in the off-season

Ford’s served a delightful meal, one that demonstrated its expert hand at local seafood and its great ability to combine interesting and not often featured ingredients in innovative, delicious ways.

Enjoy the Art of Chocolate

The event, held Saturday at the Mystic Mariott, is hosted by Fairview, a non-profit senior housing and healthcare provider in Groton. The Art of Chocolate benefits Fairview’s new Guided Journeys Memory Care Program and its unrestricted annual fund.

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So much for bedside manner ...

Modesty goes out the window in the hospital

Calling all organic farmers

It continues to be one of the hottest foodie and gardening trends: the quest to know where your food is grown and how.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Tickets are on sale for shows and concerts around the region

Train, The Fray - June 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 24; $55, $75

Mötley Crüe - Aug. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $79, $99

New Kids On The Block - June 12 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 31; $59.50, $99.50

Weird Al Yankovic - June 6 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 30; $55

Impractical Jokers - May 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $40-$65

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa - June 26 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $20-$62.75