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Skip the wine-pairing precision: On Thanksgiving, pretty much anything goes

Isn’t it a relief to know, despite all of our wine-pairing precision, that on Thanksgiving, pretty much anything goes? There is simply too much flavor and texture to put your wine choices in a box. Read more

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Roasted roots, made perfect

The technique — it's an open secret among those who have the most at stake in the optimization of food. Read more

Let Missoula's bakeries handle Christmas breakfast

Dinner for Christmas Eve or Christmas night usually involves handed-down family recipes, elaborate table settings and hours of kitchen time. Exactly why a worry-free, easy holiday breakfast makes sense for everyone. Read more

Melt-in-your-mouth Italian lemon cake stuns

This is one of my favorite cakes. Describing it, though, other than to say it’s made with a fruity Italian extra-virgin olive oil and has a terrific lemony kick — from both juice and zest — isn’t easy. Read more



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Call (888) 252-0208 to learn more about relieving pain, staying independent, and make bathing safer again. Save up to $1,500 on a Walk-In T…


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Hamilton need to know before they decide.

Beyond The Cake: Wedding desserts trend toward fun, variety

While the big, traditional wedding cake shows no signs of going away, many couples are also including an array of sweet little bites at their receptions. Read more

New parasite decimates giant clam species in Mediterranean

ANAVYSSOS, Greece (AP) — With rapid efficiency, a mysterious parasite is seeking out and killing a giant species of clam found only in the Mediterranean Sea. Unless scientists can find a way of stopping it soon, they say the mollusk could go extinct. Read more

Seriously Simple: Holiday cookie gifts from your kitchen

I love making food presents to gift my dear friends as the year ends. I've made caramelized nuts, all-purpose seasoning salt and cakes galore. This year I'm going for cookies. Read more

Which vanilla ice cream is the cream of the crop? A taste test of 12 top brands

Vanilla ice cream: Which is best? The Chicago Tribune conducted a blind tasting of a dozen ice cream brands. Read more

9 gifts for beer lovers — that aren't actually beer

The beer lovers in your life don't only love to drink beer, you know. They also enjoy reading about beer, thinking about beer and wearing s… Read more

8 Montana tea and coffee shops to help you stay cozy during the colder months

Montanans love their coffee and tea, and they have plenty of options to choose from. Here are a few specialty tea and coffee shops to help … Read more

More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears

NEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday. Read more

Consumers sue potato chip maker over use of 'Hawaiian' brand

HONOLULU (AP) — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the maker of potato chips sold under the brand name Hawaiian, claiming the chips made in Washington state are misleading customers. Read more

Tribal health conference examines climate change in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A conference hosted by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium aims to help communities adapt by connecting them to others on the front lines of climate change. Read more

Houston food manufacturer recalls pork rolls

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities have traced a multi-state listeria outbreak which has hospitalized four people to a Houston-based Vietnamese food manufacturer. Read more

Food regulators urge Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of new food poisoning outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Food regulators urge Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of new food poisoning outbreak. Read more