Leader Heraldhttp://www.leaderherald.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 27 Aug 2014 05:12:15 EDTWed, 27 Aug 2014 05:12:15 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLearning to love annual picklinghttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/569715.htmlMy mother never pickled. My mother-in-law pickled everything. I have cooked everything, but never pickled. A few years ago, my non-pickling years ran out. I shared that experience with my readers and would like to share again.Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT'I'm OK' is not OK for an answerhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/569337.htmlWhile I recently was sitting in the booth at lunch at one of our more frequented restaurants, the waiter handed us our menus and I absently said, "Thank you." The waiter quickly answered, "No problem." I had to laugh.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRestaurants need patrons to stay openhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/568973.htmlMy friend Mary Ellen arrived at my back door recently, exclaiming a local restaurant had gone out of business. "When did that happen?" she asked. "Oh, I think a few months ago," I answered. "Really? We used to go there every Friday night.Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTAppetizer versus hors d'ouevrehttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/568652.html"Let's have an appetizer." "Oh no, we've had too many appetizers already." "Oh, those were hors d'oeuvres, not appetizers." "Really? What's the difference?" Well, an hors d'oeuvre is a small snack, eaten anytime.Sun, 3 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTAdd some spice, herbs to kitchenhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/568298.html"Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me." - Erma Bombeck My mom was a whiz with the everyday.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT