June 22, 2021


No-Knead Bread Recipe: Who Really Invented It?

In 1998, Suzanne Dunaway was behind the takeout counter at her wholesale bakery, Buona Forchetta in Los Angeles, when a literary agent walked in to pick up some bread. The agent was a regular customer, and she had an idea. “Do you want to write a book on this?” Dunaway recalls Betsy Amster asking her at the time. “No one’s ever done it before.”

The “it” that Amster was referring to was making artisan bread without kneading it. Conventional wisdom dictated that to make most kinds of bread, no matter the flavor, style, or variety, some form of kneading was

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Edible Flowers Ideas For Cakes, Cocktails And More

Edible flowers are certainly not a new thing, but all the time, we’re figuring out new ways to use them, and we love it. There are edible flowers for cakes, for cocktails and so much more.

With the weather heating up and garden parties being a result of that, we believe edible flowers are a great way of giving your do a touch of class – whether that’s by adding edible flowers to ice cubes, or rolling soft cheese in dried flowers – we love it all.

So, here are 14 beautiful ways of making your food and drink look

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Father’s Day Gifting Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner and Mickey Williams is here to share some ideas on gifts for the dad’s on your list.

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7 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Between Amazon and a plethora of subscription services—from food to fashion—available, the internet is a great place to find last-minute Father’s Day gifts. Here to prove it are seven presents you can buy online and have delivered to dear old dad’s doorstep (or inbox) just in time for the special day. If he’s expecting a silk tie, robe or another pair of bedroom slippers, these thoughtful, editor-approved gifts are sure to be a pleasant surprise. Ahead, find everything from hiking boots that go the

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HGTV star Orlando Soria gives tips to make home bar makeovers shine

Oh happy, happy day! We can finally entertain again, fill our homes with people we love, share food and drink.

Yes, drink.

That’s right. It’s time to bring back our home bars for more than just Zoom happy hours.

Our home bar went into hibernation for the last year, not just during the pandemic, but because we needed a bedroom for our teen niece to call hers during her senior year with us. She got what we call our #partyswitchroom; the name’s a nod to the vintage ’70s style motel in Nashville that inspired my husband and me to design

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Albany students celebrate graduations in style | Local

South called first, and then West, he said. He linked both with Lise Grato at the Albany Downtown Association and told them about other potential supporters, including service clubs such as the Kiwanis and Optimists clubs.

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“They ran with it and got it done,” he said.

At Monteith last week, parents of senior students helped organize and run the event logistics so Galvan could enjoy her night out.

“So many parents reached out to me and said, ‘Hey, I heard about this thing I want to help,'” she said.


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