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Better Than Takeout
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Better Than Takeout

Asian dishes at home
On busy weeknights, it can be easy to opt for Asian staples like beef and broccoli. Instead, try making your own cuisine at home with quick-cook noodles, from udon to lo mein.

Cooking for a Cause
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Cooking for a Cause

If you love to entertain and want to support a good cause, now you can do both at the same time.
Currently in its 16th year, Cook for the Cure is a program that gives those …

Simple, Satisfying Soup for Supper
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Simple, Satisfying Soup for Supper

A hearty, flavorful bowl of soup on a chilly night is hard to beat. But if the thought of preparing soup from scratch makes you think “nice idea, but too time-consuming,” it’s time to rethink …

Make Protein at Breakfast This Year’s Resolution
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Make Protein at Breakfast This Year’s Resolution

Tired of the same New Year’s resolution? The popular yet undefined goal to make healthy choices often fails after a few weeks as we get tired of pursuing such a lofty goal. This year, get …

Fresh Takes on Kids’ Favorites
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Fresh Takes on Kids’ Favorites

Chewy Oatmeal Toffee Cookies
Milo Doughnuts
Sorghum Pancakes
As the kids head back to school, there’s no better time to make a fresh start in the kitchen, too. Substituting nutritious ingredients such as sorghum in your favorite grain-based …

Café 1217 ~ A New Look, but the Same Amazing, Gastronomic Experience
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Café 1217 ~ A New Look, but the Same Amazing, Gastronomic Experience

By Michelle Switzer Johnson
   Webster’s dictionary defines gastronomy as the art or science of good eating. Café 1217 has been a gastronomic tour de force since it opened in Hot Springs in 1997. 18 years …

Chilly Treats for Every Summer Occasion
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Chilly Treats for Every Summer Occasion

After splashing in the pool, rooting on your favorite team or playing in the backyard, nothing beats the end of a long summer day like a cool, classic treat. So grab the kids, some bowls, …

Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories
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Travel Smart with the Right Luggage and Accessories

There’s a price, size and look to fit every traveler
I was in the midst of chaos in our neighborhood pizzeria/arcade that caters to the 10-year-old and under crowd when I got the call. “I have …

Show Off Your Sweet Side This Valentine’s Day
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Show Off Your Sweet Side This Valentine’s Day

Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this Valentine’s Day by making easy and impressive cookies. Start with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe or simply dress up store-bought ones by adding …

Party Plates
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Party Plates

Recipes that make holiday entertaining easy
For many hosts and hostesses, planning a holiday gathering involves many details and careful planning of everything from the tablecloths to the dessert plates. Free yourself from this stress, and …

Resturants on Review – Crazy Samurai
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Resturants on Review – Crazy Samurai

Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi, is one of my favorites!  I think of sushi as edible art.  Like an artist with canvas, a good sushi chef can combine flavors and textures and the presentation ends up …

RESTAURANTS ON REVIEW: MR. WHISKERS
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RESTAURANTS ON REVIEW: MR. WHISKERS

By: Brad Hudgens

8:50pm…making a list of things to do tomorrow.

Mr. Whiskers is better than ever, and just in the nick (pun intended) of time.
I previously wrote about Mr. Whiskers and am quite impressed with Scott …

Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities
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Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities

The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks — a real star-studded holiday celebration.
When adding star power to the occasion, don’t forget the decorations. Festive stars …

Click Your Way To Cabo
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Click Your Way To Cabo

Cabo San Lucas Villas and AllAboutCabo.com take the mystery out of Mexico
By Elizabeth Anthony
If a trip to Cabo San Lucas is in your future, your first stop should be the online travel magazine, www.allaboutcabo.com. Just like …