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Quick and easy munch-ables to control Diabetes

Cardboard has very little sugar or carbs. It's the perfect food providing a little fiber and won't spike sugar levels. Unfortunately, there is the taste issue — and that whole "swallowing" thing.

April 02, 2015 | Davison Cheney FamilyShare | Life


Cover art revealed for Harper Lee's new 'Go Set a Watchman'

NEW YORK - On Wednesday, HarperCollins unveiled the jacket art for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," the unexpected follow-up to her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird."

March 29, 2015 | By HILLEL ITALIE The Associated Press | Life


Curried lamb meatballs are a savory Easter treat

When it comes to Easter eating, our family has favorites: Deviled eggs, baked ham, potato salad and Rice Krispies cereal treats are a must. However, we also like trying something new. We found ground lamb on sale and decided to try some curried lamb meatballs.

March 24, 2015 | Jana Stocks Brown Deseret News | Life


Try a custard pie for Pi Day

When it comes to pie, everyone has a favorite, from bright citrus key lime to the dark decadence of chocolate silk. There are fruit lovers who demand all pies have a double crust and go well with ice cream, and there are those who delight in creamy pudding mixed with coconut or bananas. Then there are the pumpkin lovers who argue a pie without a squash isn't a pie at all. Around our house we love them all, but there is one pie we love the best: the cheesecake.

March 13, 2015 | Jana Stocks Brown Deseret News | Life


Festive foods for St. Patrick's Day

Did you know that St. Patrick was an English missionary who shared the message of Christianity with the people of Ireland and that his color was actually blue? (See history.com and catholic.org.) Or that corned beef was an American food that Irish immigrants ate when they moved to New York? (See history.com.)

March 13, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


A Greek-style pizza pie for Pi Day

There were many who tried — the Babylonians around 1990 B.C., the Egyptians in 1650 B.C. and others — but it was a Greek mathematician, Archimedes, born in 287 B.C. in Italy, who figured out the closest value for pi, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, according to "A History of Π" on exploratorium.edu.

March 13, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


Easy Cat in the Hat parfaits

For many people, one of their first introductions to reading was through the crazy colors, characters and meter of the writings of Dr. Seuss. These stories also introduce a lot of fun and crazy foods, from green eggs and ham to truffula fruit and yink, ink, pink, drink! With Dr. Seuss' birthday, and National Read Across America Day, approaching on March 2, it's a great time to brush off your books and create some Seussian celebration foods.

February 27, 2015 | Jana Stocks Brown Deseret News | Life


Who hands over the statuettes at the Academy Awards?

GLENDALE, Calif. - Six Hollywood hopefuls instantly became insiders when they won spots on the film academy's Team Oscar, and their superstar access began deep inside Disney's archives.

February 22, 2015 | The Associated Press | Life


A dish to help celebrate Chinese New Year

In anticipation of the Chinese New Year, the house is swept clean of all of the "dust" from the past year so the new year will begin free from old troubles. Then begins a 16-day celebration called Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, according to travelchinaguide.com.

February 18, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


How do lovers find each other? In lots of ways

No two Valentine's stories are alike.

February 15, 2015 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life




Consumer Qs: Turnips don't go out of style

Question: Are purple top turnips going out of style? I only saw white ones at the grocery store last week. Can white turnips be used the same way?

February 01, 2015 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


Skymall filing for bankruptcy

NEW YORK - Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.

January 25, 2015 | Scott Mayerowitz The Associated Press | Life


God and the gridiron

Did God lift Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's overtime pass into the end zone last Sunday, rewarding the prayerful Christian player with a championship victory and a trip to the Super Bowl?

January 25, 2015 | By CATHY LYNN GROSSMAN Religion News Service | Life


Backyard birding

Winter is here, the tree branches are bare, and the outdoor landscape can be, well, a bit drab this time of the year. But it doesn't have to be.

January 04, 2015 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Life


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60 years ago, Disneyland opened in Calif.

ANAHEIM, Calif. - EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme ...

July 19, 2015 | By BOB THOMAS Associated Press | Life


Tips for preparing the 'superfood' kale

Glucosinolates are chemicals that, when broken down during chewing and digestion, form substances that researchers have noted help reduce risks for some cancers, according to ...

July 15, 2015 | Davison Cheney Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal' offers something for everyone

"A MICROWAVE, A MUG, A MEAL," by Amy Sherman, illustrated by Nate Padavick, Gibbs Smith, $14.99, 110 pages

July 15, 2015 | Tequitia Andrews Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'Mug Cakes' shares 30 desserts to make in the microwave

"MUG CAKES: Made in Minutes in the Microwave," by Joanna Farrow, Octopus Publishing Group, $12.99, 64 pages

July 15, 2015 | Tequitia Andrews Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution' is great resource for busy people

"HEALTHY SLOW COOKER REVOLUTION," America's Test Kitchen, $26.95, 318 pages

July 08, 2015 | Rosemarie Howard Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'The Magical Slow Cooker' offers simple meals for busy families

"THE MAGICAL SLOW COOKER: Recipes for Busy Moms," by Sarah Olson, Front Table Books, $19.99, 224 pages

July 08, 2015 | Melissa DeMoux Deseret News | Life




Two women born in 1800s still living

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a ...

July 05, 2015 | By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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