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Cecilia Chiang: Root of Chinese food in America
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Cecilia Chiang is credited with introducing Americans to the taste of authentic Chinese food, though that wasn’t her initial plan. Chiang wasn’t a chef and hadn’t intended to be an American restaurateur. It was a case of an investment falling apart. As the story goes, in...
By Suzette Laboy The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
America says no to cappuccino potato chips
NEW YORK — America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay’s potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists — Mango Salsa and Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese. P...
By Candice Choi The Associated Press FULL STORY
Straight up or on a bun, an Asian flank steak
Flank steak isn’t particularly Chinese in origin, but we decided to pretend by dressing it up with classic Asian flavors. We start by marinating it in five-spice powder, rice vinegar and soy sauce. Then while the steak is absorbing all those rich flavors, we grate a daikon radish (they resemble g...
By Alison Ladman The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Second guilty plea in California tainted beef case
SAN FRANCISCO — A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef. Eugene Corda, an employee of Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp., entered the plea to one count of aiding an...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
This Day in History
In 1746, Princeton University was first chartered as the College of New Jersey. In 1797, French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute descent, landing safely from a height of about 3,000 feet over Paris. In 1836, Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first constitutionally electe...
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Know It All
The Three Stooges made 200 comedy shorts between 1934 and 1958. *** Donald Duck’s identical nephews can only be told apart by the color of their clothing. Huey wears red, Dewey wears blue and Louie wears green. *** When Walt Disney (1901-1966) made a cartoon short of “Three Little Pigs” (1...
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