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FOOD: Zounds, me hearties! It’s National Rum Day

Forget “yo-ho-ho.” When the women behind Full Spirited Flavours need rum, they don’t buy a bottle. They import 55-gallon drums. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Health

    American Red Cross seeks blood, platelet donations; locations announced in Bucks, Delco, Chesco and Montco

    PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed.

    Submitted by the American Red Cross|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Not your regular fried ‘rice’

    A fantastic alternative to fried rice but with celiac disease in mind. I adore this dish in the summer served all by itself. Don’t be dissuaded by the odor of cooking cauliflower. It has a less desirable “enticement” than rice, but is packed with flavor.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Lisa See explores motherhood, adoption in new book

    The lives of two characters — Li-yan, who picks tea in China, and Haley, who grows up comfortably in Pasadena, Calif. — are at the core of Lisa See’s new novel, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.”

    By Michelle Mills Southern California News Group|

  • Food

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    Ever notice that when it comes to ice-cream trucks, kids boast bionic hearing?

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A colorful salad for a summertime picnic

    One of the few plants that contain all 9 amino acids, quinoa (yes, it is still pronounced keenwa) is a great gluten free substitute for that usual pasta salad everyone craves during summer months. Using this “mother of all grains” with a ton of vegetables and juice is exactly what your body needs.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    EXPERTS PICKS: Books for your kids to read this summer

    For many children, summer is the ideal time to read.

    By Michelle Mills Southern California News Group|

  • Lifestyle

    BOOKS: Suggested titles for kids’ summer reading

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  • Food

    FLAVORFUL FOURTH: Easy recipes for a sparkling good time

    Let freedom ring this July Fourth — the freedom to think beyond the hamburger bun and serve something new like “zinful” flank steak. That’s zin as in zinfandel.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Take barbecued chicken wings up a notch

    There are so many ways to prepare these chicken wings with each having their own unique quality, it is difficult to choose. But because I am partial to the smoky flavor of outdoor grillin’, I must offer you chicken wings with a slightly blackened texture and an intense flavor and aroma that will surely be a favorite wing recipe for the summer. See NOTE below for alternative preparations.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    Don’t forget da’ dip: New ways to upgrade your apps

    The heat is on – time for backyard barbecues, picnics in the park and beachfront bashes. So, grab some crackers, chips or veggies and dip into summer!

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