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Zoom and a butter mint recipe bring a mother and daughter together

Sunday, November 27, 2022

A long-distance video lesson from Mom also offered a chance to write the recipe down. Cold weather and a marble slab work best to cool this homemade confection, which has helped the family bond.

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All jokes aside, this fruitcake is legendary. It was even served at a wedding

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Parents, kids, aunts and a cousin gather on Black Friday to make a big batch to mail around the country. It's shared far and wide at Christmastime and was featured on a bike ride across Iowa.

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How a 'Martian droppings' cookie got its out-of-this-world name

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Friends, family and co-workers clamor for the quirky, pistachio-flavored pudding cookie treats that come out looking green.

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Her father's fudge recipe brings back childhood memories of the Midwest

Sunday, November 27, 2022

A young Jan Kincaid Clifford wasn't even tall enough to reach the stove. That didn't stop her from stirring the pot. And stirring. And stirring. Her dad's recipe requires patience, but it pays off.

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She loved Mom's picadillo but never got the recipe. TikTok moved her to get creative

Sunday, November 20, 2022

After her mother died, using tips from her aunts, Miriam Piccolo re-created a dish that tastes like home to her. Coming home from school to this meal meant that her mom had been thinking about her.

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The 'human cannonball' is gone, but his lasagna recipe lives on

Sunday, November 20, 2022

A circus performer known for being fired out of a cannon liked to make dinner for the people he worked with. One of them still makes his inspired lasagna today, and it has some surprising ingredients.

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It took clever thinking to write a recipe for this Irish soda bread, a family favorite

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Maureen O'Reilly wanted to make the treat for her husband, but first she had to watch his grandmother make it — and measure out each ingredient rather than just eyeballing it.

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Her husband's love of crispy prosciutto transformed a green bean casserole

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Parmesan cheese and panko breadcrumbs round out this dish. Just don't expect any cream of mushroom soup or fried onions in this twist on a traditional recipe.

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Friends and family flip over these krumkake cookies

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Lisa Hovis learned to make these traditional Norwegian cookies by baking alongside her grandmother. The recipe and fond memories remain.

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When making Thanksgiving dressing, Grandma Monnette had one simple rule

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Rather than stuffing the turkey, Rebecca Monnette made dressing balls with a few simple ingredients that safely cook separate from the bird. Her grandson carries on the tradition.

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What is voter intimidation and how concerned should you be?

Friday, November 04, 2022

Concerns of voter intimidation are heightened this midterm election season, but it's important to remember you will likely have a normal voting experience.

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How to bust the 'big lie' around college applications

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Many high school seniors are in the thick of college application season. It's a stressful time that writer Kelly Corrigan calls a "dumpster fire." To change that she argues parents have to help less.

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3 reasons why China may become more assertive — and what that means for the U.S.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Xi Jinping is expected to break longstanding tradition in the coming days and secure a third term as China's president. It will mark a new era for China and likely lead to more tensions with the U.S.

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What are the suicide drones bombarding Ukraine, and where did Russia get them?

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

At least four people were killed in Russian drone strikes on Ukrainian cities on Monday. The attacks were carried out by what are called Shahed drones — also known as suicide or kamikaze drones.

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Harry Potter fans and cast remember how Robbie Coltrane brought Hagrid to life

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Following the death of Robbie Coltrane on Friday, his colleagues and fans shared remembrances of his larger-than-life character Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series.

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The Ice Bucket Challenge wasn't just for social media. It helped fund a new ALS drug

Saturday, October 01, 2022

In 2014, it was hard to miss the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that set out to raise money to fund research for the disease. And it paid off. A new treatment was funded by $2.2 million of the funds raised.

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After being bitten by a rabid fox, a congressman wants cheaper rabies treatments

Thursday, September 29, 2022

California Rep. Ami Bera was bitten by a rabid fox on Capitol Hill in April. He's OK, but now, he wants to make sure the cost of the lifesaving treatment isn't a burden for those who need it.

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Kia and Hyundai drivers might want to take extra precautions to deter car thieves

Monday, September 19, 2022

Kia and Hyundai cars have become the target of a large number of car thieves in Milwaukee, Wis., in recent years.

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It's Museum Day. Here's how to get free tickets and have some fun

Saturday, September 17, 2022

The annual Museum Day has arrived. Visitors can get free admission to one of the hundreds of participating institutions in the U.S. All it takes is an email address and the desire to have some fun.

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Fred Franzia, creator of 'Two Buck Chuck' and champion of affordable wine, has died

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The California winemaker firmly believed that no bottle of wine should cost more than $10. He created a business that struck bargain wine gold with Charles Shaw — also known as "Two Buck Chuck."

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