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How to speed up a slow-cooking barbecued beef brisket

Food Column ATK Barbecued Beef Brisket

In researching recipes for barbecued brisket, we found that cooks could agree on one thing: slow-cooking (for up to 12 hours) to tenderize the meat. We wanted to figure out a way to make cooking this cut of meat less daunting and less time-consuming, and we wanted to trade in a professional smoker...


Lifestyle

Why buy barbecue sauce when you can design your own?

Food Column ATK Classic Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue sauce is one of the most versatile sauces out there_it can be served as a dipping sauce or a topping, brushed onto protein and vegetables during cooking, or stirred into beans and shredded meat after cooking. Further contributing to its versatility is the fact that there are so many styles...


Lifestyle

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Salmon Corn Chowder

Food Column Deadline Salmon Corn Chowder

Certain foods just need to be made and eaten at least once a summer. Corn chowder (or chowdah, as my in-laws would say) is one. And if you are in a place where the ears of fresh sweet corn are piled high at the market (often for pennies an ear), then you must make it more than once. There are lots...


Business

Storm-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit

US Superstorm Sandy-Sharks Return

NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the “Jaws” music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility’s recovery from the devastating impact of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy. Set in a shiny new building just behind the famed Coney Island...


World

Football meets philosophy in Kaliningrad, hometown of Kant

Russia Soccer WCup Football and Philosophy

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — In Kaliningrad, a Russian outpost sandwiched between Poland, Lithuania and the Baltic Sea, philosophy and football are coming together as fans troop through a small museum dedicated to the World Cup host city and its most famous resident, Immanuel Kant. Players themselves...


Lifestyle

Teen uses sign language to help blind and deaf man on flight

BOSTON (AP) — A teenager is being credited with coming to the aid of a blind and deaf man during a flight from Boston to Portland, Oregon. Clara Daly, of Calabasas, California, says she and her mother were traveling last week when the flight attendants asked if anyone knew American Sign Language....


Business

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year

Seafood Deficit

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The United States imported more seafood last year than at any point in its history, and the nation’s trade deficit in the sector is growing, federal data show. The U.S. imported more than 6 billion pounds of seafood valued at more than $21.5 billion in 2017, according to data...


Business

US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

Refugee Food Festival

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At San Francisco’s Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to prepare bread eaten in Iraq, the country she fled with her family. Anaee was preparing more than 100 loaves for diners Wednesday night as part of a...


Lifestyle

First lady: kindness and compassion are important in life

Melania Trump

TYSONS, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life. The first lady helped SADD — Students Against Destructive Decisions — open its annual national conference at a hotel just outside Washington. The appearance followed her trip last...


Lifestyle

Utah national parks seeing increase in search and rescues

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rescues at Utah’s national parks are up 68 percent from 2014 — and men in their 20s are the ones most likely to need help, according to recent data. Most of the search and rescues from last year involved male hikers in their 20s, according to statistics from the National Park...


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