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  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • Bassett Tower in downtown El Paso to become hotel

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The O.T. Bassett Tower office building in downtown El Paso will be converted into a 100-room boutique hotel. Officials with property owner Bassett Partners EP and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday announced the agreement. No cost estimate was...

  • Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. And not just because they are a delicious and comforting hand pie that pairs wonderfully with red wine. These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time. Follow the recipe...

  • Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. One table-
spoon crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. But the real reason I love chia seeds so much? They fill me up, and that keeps me from getting hungry (and cranky)...

  • A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table. The tart apples lend a gentle sweetness and bright flavor complemented by raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel...

  • Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Though tsimmes - a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal - generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided to take our version in a different direction. We kept all the essentials - carrots bolstered by parsnips, beets and a sweet potato - but...

  • Glass bottles banned on Las Vegas Strip sidewalks

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Glass bottles and containers are no longer welcome among the throngs of tourists on Las Vegas Strip sidewalks. Clark County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday for the glass ban, which they say will reduce the litter and danger of shattered glass on walkways....

  • Detroit excursion boat heads for repairs, NY home

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit excursion boat that ferried passengers to the defunct Boblo Island amusement park is starting a journey to its new home in New York. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1DiBWMq ) tug boats Tuesday moved the SS Columbia from the Detroit...

  • Nebraska dentistry museum to open to public

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry museum in Lincoln will open for public tours later this month. The museum holds the largest public display of dental artifacts dating back to the 1850s. Stan Harn, professor of oral biology and...

  • RECIPE: Quinoa Pilaf

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Quinoa Pilaf - Yield: 4 servings 
1 cup quinoa
1 teaspoon walnut oil
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup diced carrot
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Chopped fresh parsley or thyme,...

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