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  • Smoothies - a nutritious summer delight

    Cool, refreshing and quick, a smoothie is great as a healthful snack, a light meal or dessert. Let your imagination be your guide to this easy-to-make, nearly foolproof, cold, blended beverage. The basic ingredients are a small amount (about 1/2 cup)...
  • Dole Foods signs 25-year lease with port

    Dole Foods signs 25-year lease with port
    SAN DIEGO -- Dole Food Co. signed a lease with the Port of San Diego Tuesday that expected to keep the fruit importer in town for another 25 years. The decision was made at Tuesday's meeting despite opposition from some San Diegans.   Dole has called...
  • Decadent Banana Split Slices

    Decadent Banana Split Slices
    This awesome homemade ice cream novelty is always ready to serve, lickity split. Packing all the tastes of a banana split in an easy-to-slice loaf, Decadent Banana Split Slices are perfectly portioned to keep on hand to reach for one by one! Serves: 9 ...
  • Have over-ripen bananas? Try this simple bread recipe

    While I was working on another breakfast recipe, I decided to use up some overly ripe bananas. The secret to this bread: The riper the bananas, the better the flavor.  Let's not get to extreme, I'm not talking moldy, flattened, ripe bananas, but those...
  • The Harbor Report: Superstitions are serious business

    Over the last couple of weeks you might have noticed I am a superstitious person when it comes to my routine before and while I am boating. It starts when dressing. Which shirt, pants and hat have the right mojo for the event I am attending that day?...
  • Ethel Kennedy isn't one to share, in spite of film about her

    Ethel Kennedy isn't one to share, in spite of film about her
    “There are so many times in my life,” filmmaker Rory Kennedy tells her sister Courtney in the movie “Ethel,” “where people have said, ‘I want to introduce Robert Kennedy's daughter. ...” To which her sibling...
  • Review: John Hurt is magnificent in Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape'

    Review: John Hurt is magnificent in Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape'
    With his shock of silver-gray hair, his face etched by time with the lean expressiveness of a Giacometti sculpture and his soulful eyes registering every fleeting hurt and happiness, John Hurt bears a striking resemblance to Samuel Beckett in the...
  • Grow your own plantains, tropical cousin of the banana

    Fernando Larios eyes the stand of plantains running along one side of the Francis Avenue Community Garden in Koreatown. A large cluster of fruit, just out of arm’s reach, is almost ready. “It’ll be two more months,” says Larios,...
  • Weekend Diner - Fruit Salad and Coconut Cupcakes

    Weekend Diner - Fruit Salad and Coconut Cupcakes
    Melissa Keister of "Sweet Keister's" in Vinton shares her Fruit Salad and Coconut Cupcake recipes Sweet Keister’s Fruit Salad Ingredients: ·    1 ½ C Apples ·    1 ½ C Bananas ·    1 ½ C Pineapple (canned is fine also) ·    1 ½ C Blueberries · ...
  • Are Boomers Dropping The Middle Finger And Mellowing With Age?

    I think it is well documented, perhaps unfortunately, that I have a problem with people in the supermarket Express Lane who have more than 12 items in their cart. Now, however, I've become so accepting of this that I don't even tally up everyone's...
  • Recipe: Creamy coconut and banana pops

    Recipe: Creamy coconut and banana pops
    Creamy coconut and banana pops Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time Servings: Makes about 6 to 8 popsicles, depending on the size of the mold 1 1/2 cups full-fat Greek yogurt 2 bananas, very ripe 1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup coconut milk 3...