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From whiskey to champagne: Every U.S. president's favorite drink

From stronger spirits to lighter cocktails, champagne and even just water, each president had his favorite adult beverage while in office. … Read more



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Diane De Filipi: Food and wine at Sequoia Grove

What could be nicer than a fine glass of wine? Read more

Instagram users get free sushi in Milan with proof of posts

MILAN (AP) — A Milan sushi bar has come up with a new electronic payment method that is based on a currency more valuable than cash in some quarters. Read more

Doggy bag: Beagle intercepts roast pig at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA (AP) — A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig's head in baggage at the world's busiest airport. Read more

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The Kitchn: 5-ingredient no-knead focaccia is the easiest homemade bread

There's something extra special about bringing warm, homemade bread to the table-- perhaps it's because it's such an infrequent occurrence. If you'd like to start doing it more often, I suggest you start with this focaccia. It's rich with olive oil, topped with fragrant rosemary, and baked in a skillet to... Read more

Environmental Nutrition: Can diet reverse Type 2 diabetes?

If you have Type 2 diabetes, you've likely heard that lifestyle changes may give you a clean bill of health. While diet and exercise can help tamp down blood sugar levels and dial back the need for certain medications, a cure for Type 2 diabetes isn't so straightforward. Why is it so complicated? Read more

Seriously Simple: Roasted potato fans are a tasty side dish standby

When I am looking for a side dish that will round out a main course, I often fall back on this standby recipe. The potatoes are sliced crosswise to give a fanned appearance, dusted with Parmesan cheese, and baked until crispy brown. This is one of those recipes that you will find easy to make and pretty to... Read more

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13 interesting food offerings at baseball stadiums

Baseball stadiums offered more than just hot dogs and peanuts at games this year. Here's a look: Read more

Cream in your coffee? A taste test of 10 popular options, from half-and-half to hemp milk

Would you like cream with that? You can go dairy, from skim milk to heavy cream. You can go nondairy with various "creams" or "milks" made … Read more

What’s a juicy lucy? 14 regional burger secrets from around the US

Need evidence of American ingenuity? Just check out the many ways we serve our hamburgers. With pimento cheese? Check. Pastrami? Check. Pea… Read more

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The Kitchn: The only potato soup recipe you need for fall

Potato soup is such a fall classic. Tender pieces of creamy russet potatoes mingle with onions, garlic and salty pancetta for a bowl of soul-soothing solace. The only possible upgrade to this classic is to make it easier with the help from the slow cooker. Read more

Arizona company recalls beef that's sickened 57 people in US

TOLLESON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona company voluntarily recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 kilograms) of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials announced Thursday. Read more

Reno chef Estee buys Basque restaurant in Gardnerville

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — An acclaimed Reno chef has purchased a famous Basque restaurant and pub in Gardnerville. Read more

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