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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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Report: Prince was to meet with doctor for painkiller addiction

The body of music superstar Prince was found one day before a doctor was to meet him to help end an addiction to pain killers, the Minneapolis Star Tr ...

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‘May the Fourth Be With You’: fans celebrate Star Wars Day

LONDON - From dressing up as stormtroopers to hosting movie marathons, film fans celebrated Star Wars Day on Wednesday with all things dedicated to th ...

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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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Hancher pulling out all the stops for ‘first’ season

Steve Martin and Martin Short will christen Hancher's stage at the start of a wild and crazy first season for the University of Iowa's new $113 millio ...

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Easing into improv with beer at TCR program

For some - myself included - getting up in front of others and improvising is a recipe for disaster. But if you add beer to the mix, as Theatre Cedar ...

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Corridor Veg Week highlights vegan dining

As chef at Red's Alehouse in North Liberty, Mike Osler cooks a lot of burgers, pork tenderloins and bacon cheese fries. But recently, he's flexed a di ...

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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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New visions of sugar plum fairies dancing into Hancher

IOWA CITY - Hancher Auditorium audiences will see the Joffrey's new Chicago World's Fair-themed re-imagining of #x201c;The Nutcracker#x201d; ballet be ...

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Cook Club: Classic Moroccan meal gets a modern update

Around the globe, the number seven is revered as lucky to many and sacred to some. In the North African country of Morocco the number seven is especia ...

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From the Pantry: Sometimes the weather leads you to comfort food

Spring weather in the Midwest is so very fickle. A few weeks ago a warm wave of weather made me craving lemon cookies which I wrote about in this colu ...

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Growing food and community with CSAs

In between attending the births of baby lambs and transplanting early spring greens, Carmen Black talks about what she loves about farming.#x201c;I lo ...

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Everybody Eats: Add Spinach-Chicken Stromboli to your dinner rotation

Growing up in a large family, there were some recipes my mother often made because all eight of us liked them. We never got tired of spaghetti or roas ...

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