Sandy Worley operates her 4,000-square-foot historic home as a bed and breakfast. Marian “Sandy” Worley lives, works and entertains surrounded by her many collections of antiques. Her mantra? “You name it, I collect it.”
You know what they say about paybacks. I think this issue of About was mine to my husband, Scott. Scott recently had a tonsillectomy, a relatively simple surgery with a tough recovery for adults. He was on an all-liquid diet for 10 days and it was several weeks before he was eating (almost) normally again. During this same time, I was working on this issue of About — our food issue.
“The Butch Bakery Cookbook,” by David Arrick with Janice Kollar (hardcover, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011, 192 pages, $19.99). This is not your mother’s cupcake cookbook! You can forget the pretty sparkles and the flowers on top, forget the pastel cupcakes for Easter or Halloween. These aren’t cupcakes for little kids, but grown-up cupcakes full of contemporary, inventive flavors— like bacon, whiskey, coffee, and cayenne pepper.
Life lessons, responsibility and sportsmanship are only a few of the things that youngsters walk away with from a lacrosse field when they play for Lacrosse On 3, a nonprofit organization that enables underprivileged youth in Stark County to play the game.