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THE TABLE: Fabulous Foods of Finland

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Phoenix Community Calendar Sept. 6

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    People have been relishing the flavor for centuries

    Relish is a condiment that is a combination of cooked and chopped vegetables and/or fruits blended together with other seasonings. Relish enhances the flavor of other foods. Today’s column highlights a product with many differences and many cultures.

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    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Max (dog) Max is a super friendly and playful 1 to 2-year-old dachshund/terrier mix. He loves playing with his toys, going for walks and exploring the yard. Max is good with children and other dogs.

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    NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

    Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

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    The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational

    There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the “solo female traveler” but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

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    ABC To XYZ In Foods: Quite a feast — Quaker Oats and quince

    Quaker Oats One of the most recognized food logos belongs to the Quaker Oats Company. The logo is that of a Quaker Man’s head and is not an actual person. The visual of this logo showed the company’s honesty, integrity, purity and strength. Over the years this logo has physically slimmed down to reflect changing times. Another icon connected with this company is Wilford Brimley, an actor, who was a spokesperson for many years.

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    Scholars: Area students are making the grade

    The Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship Program has awarded seven scholarships to local high school graduates pursuing health-related careers. These scholarships are funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, the Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Shop, Phoenixville Hospital Medical Staff, and the Phoenixville Hospital. All scholarships are $8,000 payable over four years to the following students:

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    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Potato chips — plain or fancy — are a popular snack

    POTATO CHIPS >> are one of the most popular food snacks around the world – if not number one. One story goes like this . . . in 1853 the chef at Moon’s Lake House in Saratoga Springs New York preparing potatoes for a disgruntle customer came upon frying thin slices of potatoes until crispy. The diner was Cornelius Vanderbilt who started to tell all his wealthy and not so wealthy friends about them. He instructed his personal chef on how to prepare them.

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    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Anna “the miracle cat” Sweet, loving, domestic short hair, grey/silver tabby with cream, only about 1 year old. Found by Spay and Save volunteers after being attacked by a dog on West Philly streets and not receiving treatment for a week. She had a huge incision which required 42 stitches but somehow, some way, managed to survive. Spay and Save gave her immediate vet care and today she is ready for a FOREVER, COMMITTED HOME where she will not have to worry about being...

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    ABC to XYZ in foods: O’ my goodness! — Olives, okra, orzo and oregano

    Olives Ninety percent of the fruit of the estimated 85 million olive trees in the world are pressed into olive oil with the remaining 10 percent marketed as table olives. The edible olive was established 5,000 to 6,000 years ago. But, they can date back to 3,000 B.C. in Crete.

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    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Nina (dog) Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog park. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.net.

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