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Super Sunday snacking

posted: 01/27/2015 11 a.m. Discuss

Whether you plan to spend this coming Sunday watching Super Bowl XLIX (5:30 p.m., NBC), Puppy Bowl XI (3 p.m., Animal Planet), Kitten Bowl II (11 a.m., Hallmark Channel) or commercials, you’ll need some snacks to fuel all that time in front of the television or computer.

Simple single-dish meals

posted: 01/21/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

The ease of cleanup from a one-pan supper is hard to beat. Especially if the cook has an arrangement with the diners that she who cooks doesn't clean.

Front Burner: State's black apple puts the kick in winning Mule

posted: 01/21/2015 2:02 a.m. Comment 1

Full disclosure: Kristie Jones is one of my oldest and dearest friends. We were housemates in college. She is one of the brightest, most creative people I know. And there's no way I can write about her without bias.

Cooking for two: Instant Soup a godsend for pre-college girl

posted: 01/21/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

College looms and we've been working on college skills. The obvious, like living in sweats on minimal sleep. And the far-fetched, like cooking.

Carrots, cream combined for resort restaurant's soup

posted: 01/21/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

This distinctive soup is from Beverly's at the Lake Coeur d'Alene Resort in Idaho.

Uncorked: Earthy wild game needs a bold wine

posted: 01/21/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

I've written before that one of my favorite works of art hanging amid many classics in my mother-in- law's home is an engraved wooden plaque that reads, "We interrupt this marriage to bring you the hunting season."

7day menu planner

posted: 01/21/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

SUNDAY: For family day, bring a new taste to an old favorite with Baked Turkey Breast With Cherry Sauce (see recipe). Serve it with packaged long-grain and wild rice and fresh Brussels sprouts. Add sourdough bread. Pound cake drizzled with chocolate sauce is a simple dessert.

Hearty sausage-bean soup makes quick winter dinner

posted: 01/21/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Thick, hearty soup makes a great winter dinner. This shortcut version takes only 25 minutes. It's a whole meal in a bowl. The soup freezes well; if you have time, make double and you will have another meal ready.

Tidbits

posted: 01/21/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

CULINARY CLASSES The Water Buffalo, 106 S. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, has openings in the following classes: Intro to Beer Making, 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 7; Intro to Wine Making, 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 14; and Intro to Hydroponics, 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 21.

Idea Alley: Pintos mix it up in chili, pancake dish

posted: 01/21/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Recipes that appear in Idea Alley have not been tested by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Cooking with diabetes: Buttery avocado tops toast to make luscious breakfast

posted: 01/21/2015 1:53 a.m. Discuss

"Why didn't I think of that?" was my main reaction when I first heard of avocado toast. I have enjoyed and advocated ripe avocado as a bread spread for years. Its creaminess and buttery flavor are ideal on toast in the morning, adding a rich yet healthful element to the breakfast plate. But aside from topping mine with a slice of tomato, that is as far as I took it.

Helpful Hints

posted: 01/21/2015 1:48 a.m. Discuss

DEAR HELOISE: Here is how to be sure that the food in your pantry is edible and not expired -- with only about 15 minutes of work per year.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 01/21/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. The next six weeks will bring a slow awakening. You'll forget yourself and take a playful approach to life. The realm of your control will grow in March, along with your responsibility.

On Christianity

posted: 01/21/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Is there a list anywhere in the Bible of all the sins God won't forgive? I know I've probably crossed the line with some of them, and God will never forgive me. I never used to worry about things like this, but I do now. Maybe it's too late.

Super Quiz: Best-sellers

posted: 01/21/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

1. J: Peter Benchley

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