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Using a spiral cutter to put a healthy twist on french fries
I’ve been watching the “zoodle” craze from the sidelines. Admittedly, I’ve been tempted to jump in. Noodles made from healthy zucchini using a super-cool spiral cutter? Yes, please! But truthfully, I’ve harbored fears that the fad (and my interest) would quickly fade, leaving me with one ...
By Melissa D’Arabian The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
These are the vinegars you need to finish the dish right
Sometimes a salad or meat sizzling off the grill — and frequently a cocktail — needs just that special something to tie it all together. When searching for that something, American home cooks frequently overlook one of the best and most ubiquitous choices: vinegars. The sharp acidity and natura...
By J.M. Hirsch The Associated Press FULL STORY
Truffle dogs can sniff out fungus prized by foodies
CARNEROS — The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies. As more landowners plant orchards in hopes of harvesting truffles, more dogs are being trained to detect the earthy delicacies, which take several years to ...
By Terence Chea The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
This day in history
In 1535, Sir Thomas More went on trial in England, charged with high treason for rejecting the Oath of Supremacy. (More was convicted, and executed.) In 1863, the pivotal, three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, resulting in a Union victory, began in Pennsylvania. In 1867, Canada became a self-g...
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Know it all
Brazil produces the most orange juice in the world, followed by Florida, then Mexico. *** An advertisement for Perrier bottled spring water in 1870 stated that the water was “the princess of table waters.” *** Diet Rite was first made by the Royal Crown Company in 1958. The low-calorie soft ...
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Ex-state senator Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in California
SAN FRANCISCO — An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge i..
California cities show biggest water savings yet in drought
SACRAMENTO — California water regulators say cities showed their best drought conservation yet by ..
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government pressed ahead Wednesday with its plan to put austerity measur..
Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their e..
Caltrain delayed by death on tracks
A Caltrain struck and killed a woman in Belmont this morning, according to a transit agency spokeswo..
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