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THE TABLE: Santa Catalina Island - Like a jewel rising out of the ocean

Like a jewel rising out of the ocean is Santa Catalina Island. This 74.98 square mile rocky island is one of California’s Channel Islands, located 22 miles off the mainland. This island stands alone, never ever connected by land to California, ...

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    Phoenix Community Calendar June 5

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    Dinner, delivered: Meal kits can save time and food waste

    “We shortcut customers to the stove by taking care of the tough and stressful parts — the meal planning, grocery shopping and ingredient prepping — and delivering it straight to their home,” explained Rebecca Lewis, HelloFresh’s registered dietitian. “This leaves time for the actual fun part of cooking and more time spent with family and friends.”

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    YANKEE CHEF: An egg salad for kids to try

    Although I omitted the nuts (for those who simply cannot tolerate them), this is a tremendously flavorful egg salad that will quickly remind you of that classic Waldorf salad. If you are having issues with your children trying egg salad for the first time, this just may be a way to open that stubborn door for you.

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    Stretch it out at the office with these chair poses

    There are numerous amounts of research that show sitting in one position for long periods of time can lead to health concerns. Possible issues include obesity, increased blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and more.

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    THE TABLE: The Northwest Angle, Minnesota

    The area of the Northwest Angle is considered to be a part of the state of Minnesota. But, it lies within Canada’s boundaries. Northwest Angle is simply known as the Angle. It is the only place in the U.S. with the exception of Alaska above the north latitude 49.22 parallel and lies within Manitoba, Canada.

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    Celebrate Memorial Day with fried chicken

    There’s something about the smell of fresh, crispy, tender, juicy fried chicken.

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    YANKEE CHEF: Sweet treat is ripe for fresh strawberries

    Tapioca is quite confusing. It is marketed in several forms, with each company portraying their product in different manners. To put all this in a nutshell, minute, quick cooking and instant are all the same. This is the type of tapioca I use in this “best of the best” strawberry pudding. There is also pearl tapioca, coming in small and large pearls. These can be substituted in this recipe as well by simply doubling the amount of tapioca and adding 1 additional egg. Cook as...

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  • Lifestyle

    Fitness has no age when it comes to staying healthy as you get older

    Age is nothing but a number when it comes to fitness and health. There are plenty of ways for people to stay active as they get older.

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    Sample different oils, from walnut to butternut squash

    Amy Cullen stood smiling behind a display table set with samples and trays of tasting cups.

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