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    Give the grill a break and bake

    It began as Decoration Day when women in the South decorated the graves of their American Civil War dead with flowers and flags. Observance of the day was first proclaimed by the nation’s largest veterans organization, and first observed on May 30, 1868. Flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery, and the day was renamed Memorial Day. Laurel Hill Cemetery was the site in 1868 of the first Memorial Day observance in Philadelphia. Regardless of the name, this holiday honors all members of our armed services who died at war.


    Beer marinated bliss

    “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Who said that? Was it Smokey the Bear? Regardless, you don’t need smoke signals to know that there’s a barbecue happening. Follow your nose and it will lead you directly to the grill.


    Quick and easy beef

    Since Eve made that unforgivable mistake, traditionally, woman has labored by the sweat of her brow in the kitchen, among other places.


    Beware of darting deer

    Deer are shy and wary of humans — most of the time. 


    Tips for grilling outdoors

    During the summer, many people enjoy cookouts with family and friends. Grilling outdoors is particularly popular in my home state of Texas.


    Diabetic or not, enjoy healthy meals

    Holiday dining and celebrations are a culinary challenge for most Americans, especially those with diet-related illnesses. While I’m not a diabetic, my family medical history provides a cautionary tale. The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.6 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, but only 17.9 million people actually have been diagnosed. This means approximately 5.7 million people have diabetes and don’t know it.


    Lemons add zest to marinades

    If you’re trying to reduce the amount of salt you use to season your savory dishes, try lemon juice. Nothing adds zest or intensity to a dish like a squeeze of lemon. Lemons also act as a flavor catalyst, preparing the taste buds for the next flavor.


    All fired up over grilled veggies

    This week's Kitchen Diva brings a recipe for Moroccan-style Grilled Veggies


    Beware of deer, Pa. Gaming Commission warns drivers

    Northeast motorists should be on the lookout for whitetail deer and drive with extra caution at night. The deer are looking for love, not autos. It’s fall, and that’s the deers’ breeding season, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission.