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When we begin to see the thermometer register in the upper 90’s, we can be sure that locally grown watermelons will begin showing up at farmers markets and roadside stands. Watermelons are a sur...
Category: Food    Published: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015     comments
The heat and humidity might be oppressive, but at least it’s the season for stone fruits. Peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and cherries are all in vogue and ready for plucking and eating. W...

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">&nbsp;Apricot bars.</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Tribune News Service</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">&nbsp;Peach and nectarine tart.&nbsp;</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Tribune News Service</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">&nbsp;Peach muffins.&nbsp;</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Tribune News Service</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">&nbsp;Cherry biscotti.</span></p>

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If you’ve loaded up on fresh salad greens and other produce for the week, think main dish salads. A composed salad of a protein and salad greens and vegetables means a complete meal on a plate....
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The lentil’s distinctive shape led ancient astronomers and physicists to refer to it by the Latin word for “lens,” according to Sheryl and Mel London, authors of “The Versatile...
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I’m lucky to regularly meet winemakers and winery owners from all over the world. Their conversations with me pass on so much about wine—what it means to them, what they themselves have le...

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Michael Trujillo: &ldquo;With wine, it&rsquo;s a five- to 10-year journey to understand what you&rsquo;ve created or purchased.&rdquo;</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Tribune News Service</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Kale Anderson says wine is defined by much more than its level of alcohol by volume.&nbsp;</span></p>

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This is a fairly flexible recipe and will nicely be served by either a red or white wine. About the only wine-wary stumbling block is a significant amount of chili heat, especially if you use a hot (v...
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THE SKINNY ON OREO THINS After all the advance media hoopla about new Oreo Thins—styled as “the Oreo for adults,” and “a thin, crisp, elegant take on the Oreo,” all thre...
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Roasting is my default cooking method for just about any veggie. The high heat brings the natural sweetness of the vegetable to the surface and turns a simple little item from the produce aisle into a...
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Fruit holds its own in gazpacho, pizza, even bourbon
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You bite into a ripe peach. A drop of delicious juice spills over your lips and traces a wet, sticky trail down your chin. Now that’s summer. Few experiences in this world are more mind-blowin...
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This is about the time of year when everyone and his brother, mother and second cousin are trying to give away homegrown zucchini squash. Yet one can eat only so much of the vegetable grilled, stuffed...
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WASHINGTON—In California, they’re counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they’ve already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It’s...
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Dear Abby: I’m a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents. I found out something several weeks ago that’s bothering me, and I need advice badly. Years ago, after a rob...
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ACTIVITIES Arkansas Land and Community Development Corporation will host the Southwest Regional Community Economic Development Conference at 10 a.m. Thursday at the University of Arkansas, 2501 S. Ma...
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Dear Heloise: I have enjoyed your mother’s and your columns in The (Spokane, Wash.) Spokesman-Review for years. And I have used many of the hints to ease my life. Here is my hint: I save broken...
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Acupuncture The Northfield Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Clinic will hold workshops dealing with health topics including cancer, hepatitis and cardiovascular disease at 1 p.m. Thursdays at t...
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In the 1960s, the Detroit Lions’ Roger Brown was the NFL’s first regular player to weigh 300 pounds. In 2014, when 256 players entered the league, 57 weighed in at 300 pounds or more! That...
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