No Churn Ice Cream

You can make delicious homemade ice cream, quick and easy, without an ice cream maker. —Patricia Gay photo

Want some homemade ice cream, but don’t have an ice cream maker? No problem! No churn-ice cream to the rescue. As discussed on Food Chat on HAN Radio on Friday, Aug. 22, here are some recipes for easy to make homemade ice cream and sorbets. Chocolate Ice Cream 1 pint (2 cups) heavy ...

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Bluefish catch improving; striped bass still fair to good


LARGEMOUTH  BASS  fishing  is  reported  as  slow  in  many  areas.  Night  fishing  is  still  producing  some  fish   (try  black  jitterbugs  and  surface  poppers).  Waters  to  try  include  Billings  Lake,  Gardner  Lake,  Tyler  Lake,   Burr  Pond,  Lake  Saltonstall,  Shenipsit  Lake, ...

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Remembering Robin Williams

Robin Williams, with Jeff Bridges, in The Fisher King.

He looked, in his richest moments on screen, as if he couldn’t wait each morning to go to the studio to step before the camera. When he was “on” he brought an enthusiasm to acting that thrilled with each surprise. And he continued, until the tragic end of his life, to redefine himself as an... ...

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Two delightful Audrey Hepburn choices this weekend

Audrey Hepburn in Wait Until Dark (1967).

This weekend offers several chances to savor the screen work of the lovely Audrey Hepburn as well as rediscover some gems from the best. Take a look at what’s available on broadcast television and non-premium cable. Wait Until Dark (1967) Yes, there are thrillers with more blood and louder ...

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Art Walk in Ridgefield, Grange Fair in Wilton, Click It for Cassie tournament

The 82nd annual Cannon Grange Agricultural Fair will take place Sunday from 10 to 4, rain or shine at the Grange Hall on Cannon Road in Wilton. Food, home arts and agricultural exhibits will be the focus. Admission is $1 or a canned good donation;

Faculty show The Silvermine School of Art faculty members, who teach a wide range of disciplines to students of all ages, will show their own work at the Silvermine Arts Center’s Sara Victoria Hall from Aug. 21 through Sept. 11. There will be an opening reception this evening, Thursday, Aug. ...

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Westport Playhouse’s 2015 season includes Miller celebration

Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse Artistic Director. Photo by Bruce Plotkin Photography

Westport Country Playhouse has announced its 2015 season, featuring a celebration of playwright Arthur Miller’s centennial, as well as plays by Alan Ayckbourn, David Ives, and C. P. Taylor, to be staged next year from May through October. Under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos, 2015 will ...

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You say ‘Tomayto,’ I say ‘Tomahto’: we all love tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes are a popular choice.

“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasureable thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” —Lewis Grizzard Tomatoes, tomatoes, everywhere! In August, farmer’s markets overflow with these round globes of goodness. The splendid summer heat has ripened the Big Girls and Boys, Beefsteaks, Jet ...

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