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Everybody Eats: Panini maker proves to be good buy

Thank you to everyone who's contacted me with tips and/or advice about my faulty oven. I read each one and attempted a few fixes, but it is officially ...

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Everybody Eats: Dental issues lead to pasta recipes

Dental issues have taken a bite out of menu planning. I had a root canal last month. I think the words root canal are scarier than the actual procedur ...

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Everybody Eats: It’s all right to cheat in the kitchen

Cheating is wrong. We all know this. It's wrong to cheat on tests. It's wrong to cheat on a loved one. It's wrong to cheat on your taxes.There is, how ...

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Cook Club: Summer of squash

On the popular National Public Radio show "Prairie Home Companion," Garrison Keillor joked more than once that in the small Minnesota town of Lake Wob ...

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Everbody Eats: What to make when the oven dies

We're eating a lot of sandwiches at my house. I wish I could say it's because it is July, and it is too hot to cook, but the truth is my oven is on it ...

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Cook Club: Kale Pesto

If you love vegetables, there is no better way to get them than fresh from the farm. Even better when they're delivered by the boxful to a local drop- ...

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Everybody Eats: Siblings are different, but they stick together

I've always found it interesting that my siblings and I are not alike.I'm not saying we don't have anything in common. We grew up together; of course ...

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From the pantry: Fried cauliflower makes friday night fun

In our house the Friday evening meal has one requirement: it has to be fun. About a year ago my husband and I decided that we wanted to ring in the we ...

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Everybody Eats: Bring out the bourbon for tasty fudge brownies

I recently took a tour of a bourbon distillery. As a non-bourbon drinker, it was an odd way to spend a Friday afternoon, but I was in Louisville, Ky., ...

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Cook Club: Swedish sandwich opens up many wonderful options

In recent years Americans seem to be embracing open-faced sandwiches as a meal. Smashed avocado on a slice of bread is amazingly satisfying for lunch ...

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Everybody Eats: Chicken options endless

By Meredith Hines-Dochterman, For the GazetteI've always admired the people who spend an entire day cooking in order to have a week's worth of meals r ...

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Everybody Eats: Planning for a party can be both stressful, fun

A friend of mine recently spent a week in Spain after another friend texted her to say he found airline tickets for less than $300 - if they left the ...

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Cook Club: Ole! Taste the flavors of Mexico while celebrating Cinco de Mayo

May starts out very early with a day of celebration. Namely, the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo. This holiday which technically commemorates Mexico's ...

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From the Pantry: Add the umami factor to spring salads

Once spring arrives, salads start hitting their stride. Potatoes, squash and other hearty vegetables we subsisted on for their seasonal attributes now ...

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Everybody Eats: Old favorite rejoins dinner rotation

You know how some families have dinner traditions? When I was little, it was French night. It consisted of French bread, cheese and fruit - an incredi ...

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