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Thursday, Sept. 18
(BPT) - The air is crisp, kids are back in school and leaves are beginning to change color – fall has arrived! With it comes many possibilities for making amazing memories. From favorite fall flavors to awesome autumn activities, everyone has something to look forward to as the season changes. So what types of things are high on Americans’ to-do lists this year?
(Family Features) The end of summer marks the beginning of the busy back-to-school season. From PTA meetings and fundraisers to team parties, there are lots of gatherings that require delicious baked goods. To make sure everyone who attends can enjoy the treats, try the gluten-free Brookie. It’s a creative combination of two favorites: half chocolate chip cookie, half brownie, perfect for all tastes and dietary preferences.
The Town of Oro Valley will add 500 acre-feet of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to its potable water system after the completion of a blending facility at Calle Buena Vista, near Hardy Road.
(BPT) - What fun is life without a little adventure? An amazing trip is more appealing than a staycation, a new workout routine beats running the same old mile, and the hot new comedy club is more interesting than watching TV reruns.
|Pandan plant is part of what is commonly known as the Screw pine family, and the leaves are used extensively in tropical climates, as that is where this plant grows.
Thursday, July 17
Thursday, July 3
The tortillas that Edisa Salcido begins cranking out while much of Tucson is still waking up have been with her a lifetime, but she didn’t know of any made fresh on the northwest side. So she decided to change that.
(Family Features) It’s easy to throw a 4th of July party that looks like you worked on it for weeks, even if you just started the planning process.
Thursday, June 5
(BPT) - From juicy produce to savory grilled meats, summer is the best time for tantalizing taste buds with delicious foods. This year, why not enhance traditional favorites with a few unique twists? These simple updates to classic summer dishes will have everyone raving.
Thursday, May 15
(Family Features) From those irresistible homemade cookies to favorite meals that always warm the heart; no one knows their way around the kitchen quite like mom. While thinking of what to give your favorite lady for Mother's Day this year, consider gifts that allow her to tap into her inner foodie, chef or baker.
(BPT) - During the heat of summer, no one wants to spend time in the kitchen when the stove or oven is in use. But if you hate to give up the dishes your family loves until the weather cools again – don’t sweat it. From no-make recipes to alternative cooking tactics, you can find plenty of ways to beat kitchen heat this summer.
(Family Features) Quite possibly the ultimate steak, the T-bone embodies the rich blend of varied beef flavors that steak lovers crave, from tender and mild to bold and beefy. On one side of the T-bone is the filet mignon. French for “dainty fillet,” the filet mignon is considered the most tender cut, with a mild beef flavor. On the other side of the T-bone is the strip loin or New York strip, a firm, robust steak that is naturally marbled and offers a bold taste. The bone itself also provides additional flavor in the cooking process. With this pairing of tastes, it is no surprise that the T-bone is considered to be “the best of both worlds” by steak connoisseurs.
Arizona Voices, an innovative electronic platform to encourage civic engagement, was unveiled at the state capitol today by Secretary of State Ken Bennett and state Senator Bob Worsley. Arizona is the first state in the US to host a website of this kind. On www.azvoices.gov, registered voters are allowed to vote on bills in the legislature and discuss the issues impacting our state with fellow Arizonans and elected officials.
Want to give your baking some pizazz? Think color by using richly hued sprinkles, frosting and icing!
(BPT) - While health is a main concern for many Americans, the majority are still choosing food based on taste rather than nutrition.
(StatePoint) Sometimes the best presents and the most treasured ornaments aren’t the ones that last a lifetime -- they’re the ones that you can eat!
Thursday, Oct. 31
Thursday, Oct. 17
Staying indoors during the summertime can be a good thing when you’re accompanied by a delectable slice of a homemade dessert. Well at least that’s what I tell myself as I indulge in cake that utilizes seasonal produce. Of all the marvelous selections of fruit it’s the tropical flavors that particularly invoke my interest.
The third Oro Valley Cash Mob is scheduled for this week, as residents are encouraged to join the town in shopping at a destination that will not be disclosed until noon on Thursday.
DreamWorks Animation has always strived to tell stories that can appeal to all ages. Their latest animated comedy, “The Croods,” will surely be enjoyed by anybody who is younger than 10. Unlike “Shrek” and “Kung-Fu Panda” though, it lacks the wit and innovation for older audiences. Compared to most Saturday morning cartoons, the film won’t passionately annoy parents that get dragged to the theater. But in an era where more and more adults are attending animated features without accompanying children, “The Croods” feels like a step backwards for DreamWorks.