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Quick to make, fun to eat: Chinese lettuce wraps will never go out of style

Here’s a meal that works for a household full of folks on different schedules. Stir-fry the ginger-and-garlic-flavored mushrooms and ground pork whenever you’ve got a quorum for dinner. It has a...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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New ‘delicioso’ postage stamps dedicated to Latino cuisine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday, April 20, recognized the influence of Latino foods and flavors on American cuisine with the release of a...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Raw milk advocates push to expand legalized sales

DES MOINES, Iowa – Raw milk advocates’ efforts to expand availability across the U.S. have not slowed despite health officials’ assertions that it’s dangerous to drink milk that hasn’t been heated...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Multiple generations share the kitchen

Back in the day of bumper stickers, the tip to parents was pretty clear: “Be nice to your kids. After all, they will be choosing your nursing home.” In 2017, the kids might even be signing your pay...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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The rustic French dessert that one-ups a pancake - and it’s healthful

Like some French-country dishes, a clafoutis (klah-foo-TEE) sounds like something fancy and complicated, but it’s actually homey and easy to make. The fruit-laden dessert pancake is elegant in its...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Sarah Michelle Gellar still has awesome skills with a skewer

NEW YORK – As a vampire slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar learned the value of an old-fashioned wooden stake. As a mom of two children, she’s still pretty handy with a good stick – only this time it’s...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Farm to table: Building local and regional food systems

Food security is a growing concern in the 21st century. Since 1935, the number of small family-owned farms in America has dwindled from 6.8 million to just over 2 million today, according to the...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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This Joe is still sloppy, with extra fun from a fungi

You can’t take yourself too seriously when you’re eating a sloppy Joe sandwich. You’re bound to giggle at some point when the saucy meat starts spilling out of the bun, and, inevitably, at least...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Health inspectors ding Trump’s Mar-a-Lago eateries

WASHINGTON – Unsafe seafood. Insufficiently refrigerated meats. Rusty shelving. Cooks without hairnets. Reports show Florida health inspectors cited President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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There’s a lot more to mezcal than meets the label

By M. Carrie Allan The Washington Post The wall behind the bar at Espita Mezcaleria, where Josh Phillips serves as general manager, is lined with mezcal. Every bottle is a source of pride for...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Spring asparagus deserves this simple sauce

A Greek avgolemono sauce is a reminder of the simple wonder of cooking. Whenever I whip one up, I feel like I am making magic. By applying an easy technique to a few everyday ingredients – egg...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Easter lamb, ham, scaled to suit

The Easter table’s main attractions – lamb by the leg, ham bigger than a diver’s helmet – are built to feed a crowd. But options for a modest holiday gathering can be rustled up more easily these...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food