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Food And Beverage

Simplify fish Fridays with sheet pan dinners

March 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Orange Chili Sheet Pan Salmon Family Features If you’re observing Lent, Friday fish dinners could be in your future, but that’s no reason to feel limited by what you can cook. Seafood pairs well with all sorts of flavors – from chili seasoning to lime extract – and bakes quickly on a sheet…

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Burgers: A blended take on family favorites

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice Family Features It’s not always easy to create meals that are both nutritious and satisfying. Managing intake of added sugar and saturated fat takes effort and planning, but transforming your favorite recipes into more nutritious family meals can be simpler than you imagined. The nutrient-dense…

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Celebrate with a Gourmet Brunch

March 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eggs Benedict with Duck Bacon Family Features As warmer weather approaches, so do a variety of special occasions. If you’re looking for an easy way to celebrate with family and friends, brunch is a perfect option. Not too early and not too late, everyone can enjoy a hearty meal and good company before…

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Winter weather warm-up

March 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Citrus Rosemary Catfish Family Features Sweaters and scarves aren’t the only ways to brace yourself against blustery weather. There’s no time like winter to putter in the kitchen, where the cozy heat from the stove and the aromas of mouthwatering dishes can warm you from the inside out. Rich, hearty stews and…

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A classic recipe makeover

February 24, 2017

Family Features It’s true that classics never go out of style, but they can also evolve to keep current while still maintaining their original appeal. For example, take the iconic tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich duo. Today’s tomato soup might be seasoned with herbs and garlic, and the grilled cheese might swap goat cheese…

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Beyond the jar: eight ingenious ways to eat peanut butter

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  7-Layer Peanut Butter Dip BPT What food is tasty, filling and fun? Peanut butter, and according to research, Americans are in love with the nutty spread. According to a Peter Pan Simply Ground survey (see below for survey notes), 74 percent of people say it’s a staple in their grocery cart, with the…

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Show off your sweet side this Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Stackable Ombre Heart Cookies Stackable Ombre Heart CookiesFamily Features Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this Valentine’s Day by making easy and impressive cookies. Start with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe or simply dress up store-bought ones by adding some simple details with icing.  From the cupids at…

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Why eating breakfast supercharges your health

February 11, 2017

BPT Want to make 2017 the year you focus on your health? Wellness goals are admirable throughout the year, but too often well-meaning people make a common mistake that sabotages their efforts: they skip breakfast. It’s a daily choice that millions of people shrug off as no big deal, but research proves breakfast is an…

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Valentine’s recipes you’ll love to share

February 11, 2017

Family Features If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off this Valentine’s Day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love. Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse with a sophisticated palate or trying to tempt the taste buds of your littlest…

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Crowd-pleasing game day grilling

February 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Smokey Stuffed Jalapenos with Bacon Family Features For millions of football fans, the grill is as important as the gridiron when enjoying a weekend of games. There’s nothing like team spirit, the anticipation of kickoff and the smell of a delicious pregame tailgate wafting through the stadium parking lot. National barbecue expert Rocky…

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