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  • Grand Canyon, concessionaire nearing settlement

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A settlement is in the works in a lawsuit filed by a concessionaire over a lucrative contract at the Grand Canyon. A hearing scheduled Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Denver was called off so that Xanterra Parks & Resorts and the National...

  • AAA Oklahoma says holiday travel to hit all-time high

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — AAA Oklahoma says a record number of travelers are expected to take to the highways and airways over the year-end holidays this year. The auto club predicts 98.6 million Americans, including 893,000 Oklahomans, will journey 50 miles or more from home. In Oklahoma,...

  • Publications name Cleveland named top travel destination

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is getting some attention from the travel press as top destination. Fodor's on Tuesday named Cleveland as one of its 25 must-see travel destinations for 2015. That distinction — notes The Plain Dealer newspaper ( ) — comes on...

  • Eagle-viewing tours offered at Land Between Lakes

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Visitors to the Land Between The Lakes area in western Kentucky and Tennessee can take one of several cruises being offered next month to try to spot bald eagles wintering in the area. Land Between The Lakes and Kenlake State Resort Park are hosting morning...

  • Hobbs State Park reveals eagle watch tour dates

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — The conservation area of Hobbs State Park is offering eagle watch tours on Beaver Lake through February. Rebekah Penny, a park interpreter, says visitors always see eagles on the tours, some mature and some immature. Penny says tour participants always see other...

  • Recipe: Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes

    The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes - Yield: 4 servings 
4 russet potatoes (large-sized, 
 cleaned well)
4 tablespoons butter
1 pound Gruyere (1/4-inch thick 
 slices, cut into 2-inch 
1 cup milk
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg (freshly 
1/4 cup prosciutto (thinly...

  • Recipe: Play-By-Play Idaho Potato Rounds

    The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Play-By-Play Idaho Potato Rounds - Yield: 10 servings (three rounds per serving) 
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 medium russet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/4-inch 
 thick slices
2 ounces turkey pepperoni, (about 
 30 slices) chopped
3/4 cup shredded mozzarella 

  • Recipe: Idaho Potato Crusted Pizza

    The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Idaho Potato Crusted Pizza - Yield: Serves 8 
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes (about 4 medium), scrubbed
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
1/4 cup beef or chicken broth
1/3 cup prepared basil...

  • SudSisters: Finding the taste of Christmas

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    When it comes to craft beer, what does Christmas taste like? Does it even have a taste? Is it one flavor, or a banquet of them competing for your palate's attention? Before diving in to find an answer, I needed to know what separates a holiday beer from a seasonal beer. Many local...

  • Eggnog: Once-a-year things must be the very best

    By Sara Moulton The Associated Press -by sara Moulton The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Eggnog is a funny thing. We crave it for one month a year, then never think about it again. And when we do crave it, we love to pretend that this sinfully rich drinkable dessert (basically, it's melted ice cream in a glass) is a perfectly reasonable and festive little pre-dinner...