Just as the full scope of the nation's financial woes began unfolding in the news last fall, Stauffers of Kissel Hill was set to open its largest store yet. What's more, the latest addition for this three-unit Pennsylvania independent placed heavy emphasis on a category — fresh, in-store prepared foods — that for many retailers is still a shaky business. Adequate space for a huge variety, from towering pans of macaroni and cheese to osso bucco, arugula salad, and locally revered slaw, was ...

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