• July 24, 2014

Food, Recipes & Entertaining

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Make your big day as unique as you are

(BPT) - Weddings are steeped in tradition – no matter whom you are or where you live. But what if you’re not interested in wearing the same dress your mother did, getting married in the same location your sister did or wearing something blue?

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of trips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness video product teaches you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>

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Local gas prices from over 130,000 stations in the U.S., along with maps to each location. More >>

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Featuring sun signs, the Chinese Zodiac, a love meter, star charts, daily astro picks, daily peak time, and much more. More >>




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Monday 07/21/2014
Sweet Ideas for Al Fresco Entertaining
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) You can heighten the fun of every outdoor gathering with the right nibbles, noshes and refreshments. A fruitful al fresco experience involves lively conversation with good friends, easy finger foods and tasty, versatile drinks that fit the laid-back atmosphere. For the hosts who long for a successful backyard bash, consider serving palate-pleasing Moscato. This deliciously sweet wine varietal has become very popular as its approachable flavor profile is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. 

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Versatile Sauce Creates Menu Magic
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Every cook needs a little menu magic once in a while - something that turns basic into best. A versatile sauce that complements your family's favorite meals is one way to do it.

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How to Select the Perfect Wines for Any Summer Event
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) From weekend backyard barbeques to spontaneous weeknight gatherings, summer is filled with celebrations that bring friends and family together for fabulous food, drink and fun. Whether you're unsure of what wines to serve as the host, or the best refreshment to pick as a guest, you don't have to be a master sommelier to choose the perfect wine pairing for every meal or occasion.

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Build a Better Bag
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Brown bag lunches and back to school go hand in hand. As you're gearing up for the start of a new school year, it's the perfect time to stock the pantry with healthy sack lunch options and after school snacks, too.

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Bring Global Flavor to Your Table with Pork
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Explore new flavors and cuisines and take a tasty trip around the world with pork - all from the comfort of your own home. Pork's versatility and savory taste make it the perfect pairing with global ingredients and dishes, giving you a passport to delicious mealtimes you will want to share with family and friends.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
A Favorite Ice Cream And A New Movie Share A Name
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 2:32 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s a cool scoop. If you are looking for a way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month—which is July—and chill out on National Ice Cream Day in particular, which happens to be this Sunday, why not give some love to that all-American favorite, Rocky Road?

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Make Breakfast Special
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint)  A little extra time – and a special recipe – is all you need to set the tone for a great day, especially on weekend mornings.

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Calling all junior chefs: Expert tips make cooking an enjoyable family affair
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - There’s a place in the home that is full of endless fun and family bonding potential: the kitchen. When kids learn to cook – from meal prep to cleanup – they gain valuable skills and make lifelong memories. Fortunately, inspiring kids in the kitchen is simple with a few expert tips.

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Injured KPD officer to attend Texas Rangers’ event
Posted: July 22, 2014

Odis Denton, a Killeen police officer who was injured in the line of duty May 9, will be a special guest at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Friday as part of the annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day hosted by the Texas Rangers.

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Land commissioner candidate to attend rally
Posted: July 22, 2014

Meet John Cook, Democratic candidate for Texas land commissioner, at Saturday’s Turn Bell County Blue gathering.

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