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  • Easy dinner recipes: Three rich mushroom ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Three rich mushroom ideas for Meatless Monday
    When you're looking for an ingredient to add rich depth to a dish, mushrooms are a favorite option. With their meaty flavor and earthy notes, they lend great depth and texture to many a dish, vegetarian or not. Wild mushroom soup: Christopher Czarnecki,...
  • Manchester's Chef's Challenge Set For Aug. 24

    Manchester's Chef's Challenge Set For Aug. 24
    MANCHESTER — Manchester restaurants will battle for top honors in the local version of Chef's Challenge. Set for Aug. 24 at Cheney Hall from 2-5 p.m., the event "will provide the audience a thrilling competition similar to those you would see on...
  • ENFOQUE-Joven canadiense reúne a "huérfanos" haitianos con sus padres

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Morgan Wienberg, una menuda joven canadiense de 22 años, tenía apenas 18 cuando se sumó a una oleada de voluntarios que viajó a Haití para prestar ayuda humanitaria tras el catastrófico terremoto del 2010. A diferencia de la mayoría...
  • Studying Espanol in Oaxaca

    Studying Espanol in Oaxaca
    The first morning at the Spanish language school I proved just how much I needed to be there. In my stumbling Espanol I had asked for directions to the "bano" -- any traveler who's been in a Mexican airport knows the word for bathroom -- and had been...
  • Juicing lets you drink the rainbow of fruits and vegetables

    Last year, Kim Wilcox and his wife, Tamara, were flipping TV channels when they stumbled on a movie with an attention-grabbing title: "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead." The 2010 documentary follows Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross as he reboots his health...
  • Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

    WASHINGTON Smokeys BBQ in Fort Worth, Texas, needed to do something. The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven. The only thing left was to raise prices for its customers, the first...
  • Bitcoin catches on in tech-savvy Romania

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - In a well-lit office with red window frames in downtown Bucharest, Romania's first bitcoin ATM attracts many who until it opened in May had to buy or sell the digital currency face-to-face or through wire transfers. The interest...
  • U.S. group overhauls China business in meat safety scandal

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A leading U.S. meat supplier said on Monday that a Chinese unit at the center of a food safety scandal had issues that were "absolutely inconsistent" with the group's high standards. "This is my company and events like these have a...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Hollywood stirs fan fervor to the very end

     
    If Hollywood seemed a tad quieter than normal this past weekend, there was a good reason: Like moths to a […]...
  • Chicago teens serve up tasty lunch

    Chicago teens serve up tasty lunch
    This may be the best lunch deal downtown.  For $10, there's a choice of Sardinian-style gnocchi mixed with chicken sugo, charred escarole and preserved lemon; rigatoni with pork ragu and porcini mushrooms or orechiette with kale, lemon bread crumbs...
  • Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool

    Sharp knives are a home cook's greatest tool
    The metal-on-metal swoosh-swoosh sound of cooks honing their knife blades on steel rods keeps a near-constant rhythm in Tom Azar's kitchen at the Lauderdale Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Keeping knives sharp, straight and nick-free is a smarter way...