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A simple Cuban marinade can add big punch to easy oven fries

Oct 6 2015 - 1:30am || Comments

Most of the foods we eat — even among those of us for whom eating is a career — pass our lips and leave not even a fleeting memory. Most foods.

  • | Posted: Sep 2 2015 - 1:30am

    In our society, we are constantly bombarded by news. Cell phones, the Internet, television, radio and other outlets allow an ever-present stream of information to flow into our lives. Being informed is important, but when the news is bad or disturbing, some people become upset or even depressed. Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Dr. Sheila Jowsey says adults and children should avoid media overload, and they should be careful about the amount of negative or bad news to which they’re exposed.

  • | Posted: Sep 2 2015 - 1:30am

    NEW YORK — Your heart might be older than you. A new government report suggests age is just a number — and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.

  • | Posted: Aug 30 2015 - 1:30am

    ISTANBUL — As we land over the Sea of Marmara, a gray drizzle bathes the view of huddled ships waiting their turn to cross the Bosphorus Strait, the turquoise waterway that runs through the city, separating its European and Asian sides.

  • | Posted: Aug 28 2015 - 1:31am

    CHICAGO — After a circle of white wool was placed around his shoulders to symbolize his role as shepherd of the local church, Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich called the garment a constant reminder that he and his flock should reach out to those who are broken and suffering. Called a pallium, the garment has a rich history in the Catholic Church, and the ceremony took a different turn for Cupich and his congregation because of a decision by Pope Francis earlier this year to bestow the vestment in the archbishop’s home church, not in Rome.

  • | Posted: Aug 26 2015 - 1:30am

    NEW YORK — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong.

  • | Posted: Aug 25 2015 - 1:30am

    It really is time for all of us to get over our hesitation about turkey burgers. I get that people are nervous about turkey burgers being dry and flavorless, but that really isn’t necessary.

  • | Posted: Aug 25 2015 - 1:30am

    For many years, when I thought of a macaroon I envisioned a round cookie made from shredded coconut. My favorite recipe, one I have used for many years, always has been a lilikoi macaroon.

  • | Posted: Aug 25 2015 - 1:30am

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Mozzarella cheese at Panera restaurants won’t be as glaringly white. Banana peppers in Subway sandwiches won’t be the same exact shade of yellow. Trix cereal will have two less colors.

  • | Posted: Aug 23 2015 - 1:31am

    BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • | Posted: Aug 23 2015 - 1:30am

    TOKYO — With some help from Japanese volunteers, more than 80 foreigners from around the world, including the United States, Russia and Malaysia, donned casual summer kimonos called yukata for a stroll around old Tokyo this month.

  • Posted: Aug 23 2015 - 1:30am

    MIAMI (AP) — Tourism officials say Florida set a new record, with 54.1 million visitors in the first half of 2015 — the highest number in any six-month period in the state’s history.

  • Posted: Aug 23 2015 - 1:30am

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A major renovation is beginning next month at Myrtle Beach’s Springmaid Beach Resort, which opened more than 60 years ago.

  • | Posted: Aug 23 2015 - 1:30am

    LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks uncovered large sections of stone walls thought to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.

  • | Posted: Aug 21 2015 - 1:30am

    To witness the completion of a Torah is a monumental, rare event. A Torah was commissioned by Norbert Lempert in honor of his father and scribed in Israel. The final letters were written in a ceremony Sunday at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. The one-of-a-kind Torah has koa and mango wood rods.

  • | Posted: Aug 20 2015 - 10:50am

    Fruits are in season, but it always is a gamble if the fruit you bring home is going to be sweet. Unfortunately, many fruits from the mainland and South America as picked green or half-ripe to allow time for the journey here.