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Recipes of the Week: Healthier Eating for the New Year

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High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for heart disease and stroke, with about 38% of American adults diagnosed with high cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association. It can be managed by getting levels regularly tested and making lifestyle changes like eating a heart-healthy diet. Reduce saturated fat: Select lean cuts of meat or opt for ...

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Recipes of the Week: A Feast for Homegating Fans

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Gathering your team to plan for a truly memorable game day at home starts with almost everyone’s favorite part of the festivities: the food. One superstar of the menu at many homegating parties is salsa, whether it’s used as a finishing touch in recipes or as a standalone snack to enjoy with chips, veggies or other pairings. Chef Anthony Serrano recommends ...

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Recipes of the Week: It’s Dips, Bites, and Bombs Away!

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Whipping up family favorites all winter long is a perfect activity to keep loved ones warm in the kitchen while avoiding the bitter chill outdoors. Delicious, heartwarming snacks offer a simple and savory way to bring everyone in from the cold while enjoying comforting flavors together. Baked Tomato Goat Cheese Dip Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Servings: ...

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Grace Community Church to Provide Christmas Food Baskets

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NORTH FORK — Each year, Grace Community Church makes Christmas food baskets available for the residents of North Fork. This year they will follow the same practices as last year since Covid-19 is still driving their precautions. There will be no advance signups, and the pickup of the food will be a drive-through on the church campus. Volunteers will place ...

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Recipes of the Week: Camembert Wreaths & Chocolate Oranges

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Despite a busy holiday schedule, you can take the stress out of entertaining and cooking by planning ahead and simplifying your menu. Here’s how: Start with Showstopping Recipes When hosting for the holidays, visual dishes that look as good as they taste lend themselves toward seasonal celebrations. Try shareable creations like this Baked Camembert Wreath with Navel Orange and Cranberry ...

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Raisins: A Sweet & Simple Way to Make Holidays Healthier

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With holiday menus in full swing, many Americans aim to add healthier dishes and ingredients to their seasonal tables but are hesitant to compromise on tried-and-true favorites. Raisins fit seamlessly into many family-friendly recipes, like traditional oatmeal cookies, stuffing, casseroles and sweet breads. They also make for easy salad, oatmeal and yogurt toppers, provide a naturally sweet fruit option on ...

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Recipes of the Week: Wings, Brownies, and Pizza Dips

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You can take your tailgate to the house with these baked dishes that help simplify homegating so you can focus on the big screen. From a salsa-based dip and chicken wings to kick off the party to sweet brownies for celebrating victory, each of these recipes call for less than an hour in the kitchen. Clock management is key to tackling ...

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CAL FIRE – Keep an Eye on What’s Cooking this Thanksgiving

Mariposa – If harnessing your inner chef with creative culinary skills this Thanksgiving is at the top of your holiday to-do list, make sure you don’t leave your cooking area unattended so that cooking accidents can be avoided. According to FEMA’s National Data Center, cooking is the leading cause of all Thanksgiving Day fires and more than half (54%) of ...

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Recipe of the Week: Walnut Pumpkin Cream Cheese Tart

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One of the best parts of the holidays is the aromas and flavors of the season, from walnuts and cinnamon to peppermint and nutmeg. Sweet treats and mouthwatering desserts can bring family and friends around the table to celebrate the season together, one bite at a time. Need walnuts? Click here to order #1 top-rated Fisher Chef’s Naturals walnuts.  During ...

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Recipes of the Week: Delightful Apple Dishes to Dazzle Holiday Guests

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Entertaining guests during the holidays isn’t just about a main course that calls all to the table. What often makes a festive gathering more fruitful is a spread of delicious appetizers, delightful drinks and divine desserts that keep loved ones coming back to the kitchen for more. For appetizing dishes from the first guest at the house to the last ...

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