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  • NY's Central Park Zoo getting 2 grizzly bears

    Updated: 36 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Grizzly bears Betty and Veronica are moving into a new home. The two, who have been at the Bronx Zoo since 1995, are getting new digs at the Central Park Zoo. The Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs both zoos, says the pair will live in an exhibit that has...

  • Blends can provide extraordinary tastes

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Many wine drinkers might not realize that the cabernet sauvignons or merlots they enjoy often include other grapes. Sometimes, a producer even will promote the fact the wine is a blend. Given its prestige, it isn't surprising that many imitate the Bordeaux formula of blending cabernet...

  • Farmers markets

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Monday - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Oct. 13. Wednesday - Briargate, 7610 N. Union Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Oct. 8, - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate...

  • Deborah Madison's Eggplant Gratin

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Deborah Madison's Eggplant Gratin - Yield: 6 servings 
2 1/2 pounds eggplant, peeled if white
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large or 2 medium onions, sliced
4 large eggs
1 cup milk or light cream
1 cup freshly ground Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon...

  • Don't mess with New Mexicans when it comes to their green chili cheeseburgers

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    New Mexicans know their chilies. Especially combined with burgers. I should know. In September, I was a judge for the second Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Santa Fe, and I lived to tell the story. Along with four other judges, I ate my way through...

  • Seasonal eggplants are less bitter and can be prepared in a number of delicious ways

    teresa j. farney -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    ggplant doesn't get a lot of love. Some people have eaten the veggie just once and found the flavor bitter - promptly shunning the idea of giving it a second chance. Others won't even try it. Such doubters might want to hear out eggplant expert Deborah Madison. Madison is a Santa...

  • Butter and black pepper, a steak's best friends

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. For my weeknight-friendly steak and taters, it was important that it be a one-pan wonder. Nobody wants tons of cleaning up on a weeknight. It also had to be fast and flavorful, which is why I opted for bison steaks....

  • A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    After-school snacks are one of the more difficult terrains for parents to navigate. The kids want a treat, but parents - mindful that dinner is around the corner - want to keep it healthy. These chocolate- and granola-covered frozen bananas are a healthy snack that eat like a frozen...

  • PHOTOS: P.F. Chang's horses painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    P.F. Chang's painted the two 11-foot Warrior Horses outside the restaurant pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday. With 317 horses being painted nationwide, P.F. Chang's will donate a dollar to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for every selfie taken with the horses...

  • Haze nightclub on Las Vegas Strip to close

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say Haze Nightclub at the Aria will be closing at the end of October to make way for another business. MGM Resorts International released a brief statement Tuesday confirming the closure of the Las Vegas Strip club, which is located inside the Aria resort....