The Altoona Mirror Lifeen-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 01:40:45 EDTWed, 27 Jul 2016 01:40:45 EDT substitute: Summer squash makes flavorful 'pasta' dish squash reproduces so energetically that calling it prolific is understating the case. Still, why not take advantage of its bounty? Here I slice the squash into long ribbons and employ it as "pasta.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTScrambled eggs baked in muffin tins are healthy and easy to make it comes to healthy eating, good intentions and willpower can only take us so far. That's why I believe strongly in making the healthy choice the easy choice, especially when it comes to morning decisions.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPreserving Plummer's Hollow: Naturalist and family thrive in central PA mountain - Marcia Bonta paused under the Norway spruce, pursed her lips and mimicked a whippoorwill. She had been concerned, hearing its call only occasionally in recent years. But the birds came back this sprin.Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPraying for rain: Monastery Community Gardens needs a drink and volunteers - The Monastery Community Gardens just south of here is real thirsty for rain and help. "If we don't get rain soon, our yields will suffer," Jim Yeager, manager of the food donation project, said earlier this week.Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPublic plant breeders back patent-free seeds English language is constantly evolving, but did you know "editing" is now garden-speak for weeding? Are there any gardens left with plain old "dirt" rather than "soil"? Has manure always been a four-letter word? What's with all the acronyms...Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT