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Old-style Sacher torte

During the summers spent in an enclave of old cottages on Lake Michigan in the Grand Mere area off the highway near Stevensville, summer treats meant going to Bit of Swiss Bakery, then owned by Hans Kottman and his wife Mary. Kottman, who hailed from Austria, had first been a baker back in t…

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Twinkie Kerfuffle: Simplify your life and make them yourself

Twinkie Kerfuffle: Simplify your life and make them yourself

I started writing this column when I heard Hostess had closed and there would no longer be Twinkies, Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and no Sno Balls in our lives and that people were beginning to sell them on eBay and Amazon at astronomical prices. For example, an eBay ad touts “the original 8K Twinkie …

November 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Anatomy of a Twinkie

CHICAGO | The biggest celebrity shock to grip the nation since Kristen Stewart cheated on Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson is clearly the possible demise of the Twinkie.

November 22, 2012 12:00 am

Shop to offer sweet treats to Valpo park patrons

VALPARAISO | The next time people watch a movie at the new Central Park Plaza amphitheater, they might be able to pick up some popcorn or other sweet treats to eat during the show.

November 14, 2011 4:02 pm

Touring the fair by limo, by George

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | I've decided the final sign of the apocalypse is the booth selling deep fried butter. The deep fried Twinkies were just the warning.

July 28, 2011 12:00 am

Hannon runs first Porter fair in Steele's shadow

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | This is Kevin Hannon's fair, but the ghost of Lonnie Steele still haunts the Porter County Expo Center. It's almost like you can still hear his voice.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am
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