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Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

     
 
A chicken noodle soup via Africa and Thailand
Much as we love a classic chicken noodle soup, we decided to mess with ours a bit. The essence of the dish stayed the same — chicken and noodles swimming in chicken broth. But for flavor, we went overseas, drawing inspiration from two unrelated dishes — African peanut soup and spicy Thai peanut...
By Alison Ladman The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Ten fresh ways to serve pasta for dinner
Pasta tends to be a dinnertime trap. We get it. Feeding your family on a busy weeknight requires the navigation of a complicated matrix in which you must balance the competing demands of limited cooking time, ingredient availability, dwindling energy and patience, picky children, ringing phones, ri...
By Alison Ladman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin
Let’s talk about one of the season’s most iconic vegetables — canned pumpkin. Yes, canned, because that’s how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. Which is fine except for one thing — Americans overwhelmingly associate canned pumpkin with just one dish (pumpkin pie) and one day of the year (...
By Melissa D’arabian The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
This Day in History
In 1885, special delivery mail service began in the United States. In 1908, Henry Ford introduced his Model T automobile to the market. In 1932, Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees made his supposed called shot, hitting a home run against Chicago’s Charlie Root in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the...
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Know It All
The date printed on a milk carton is a “sell-by” date the store should adhere to; it is not an expiration date. As long as milk is properly refrigerated it is good for about seven days beyond the sell-by date. *** When the power goes off, food in your refrigerator will stay cold enough to be...
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Truck deals help boost U.S. auto sales in September
DETROIT — Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September. The p..
Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings
HONG KONG — Student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned that if the territory's t..
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