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Oatmeal cherry date nut cookies

August 16, 2017

I don’t bake often, but when I do, I leave it to the internet to find my recipes. I’m sure I have cookie recipes in cookbooks, but why look in multiple paper indices, when I can enter a few key words in Google? Usually those are based on the ingredients ...

Upcoming book focuses on 'fact' based politics

August 16, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief “The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” The quote – from civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored ...

My History of Eating, featuring Johnny Marzetti and Baseball Cards

August 16, 2017

As a child, I was hopelessly picky. Different foods could not touch each other on the plate. Meat and eggs had to be well done: forbid that they were fatty, or runny. Sugar? Yes, please. Heaping spoonfuls even on sugar cereal. I loved the way sugar slowly ...

Have some shrimp tuckos, bucko!

August 16, 2017

Among my mother’s many endearing qualities was mispronouncing words in a way that nobody else did. Steel mill was “Still meal.” Hummus was “hum, moose!” And taco was “tucko.” Not that we ever had tuckos growing up ...

Paperless option now offers proof of car registration

August 16, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek When you are pulled over by a police officer, what’s the first thing you do (besides curse your bad luck)?  You panic and pray to God that you have your updated proof of insurance and registration in the vehicle.  Given ...

Unstuffed Fish

August 16, 2017

One of my early favorite restaurant dishes was flounder stuffed with crabmeat. This was often laden with bread crumbs, cream, or both, and always delicious - if a bit heavy. I sought to find this recipe recently, and to my surprise, couldn’t find one ...