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04/17/2014, 12:00 pm BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife ...
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04/15/2014, 11:35 am A classic matzo ball soup often has few ingredients beyond a delicious broth and a deliciously large and tender matzo ...
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04/15/2014, 11:34 am Chocolate seems to reign supreme when it comes to Easter. And while it's hard to deny the appeal of cocoa, ...
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04/15/2014, 11:34 am If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, ...
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04/15/2014, 11:34 am Maybe it's the bright color. Maybe it's the fresh, vibrant taste. Whatever the reason, Easter has become inextricably linked to ...
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04/15/2014, 11:34 am A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could ...
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04/15/2014, 11:05 am Mr. Tidbit: A basket of Triscuits and Wheat Thins About a year ago, Nabisco introduced five flavors of Brown Rice ...
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04/15/2014, 9:29 am TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep ...
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04/11/2014, 1:56 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its ...
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04/08/2014, 12:31 pm Mr. Tidbit: More Nutri-Grain Over in the breakfast-bar aisle, Kellogg's has expanded its Nutri-Grain franchise, which already had eight flavors ...
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04/08/2014, 12:29 pm Candy making can confound even the most careful home cook. Luckily, Passover gives us an excuse to make a simple ...
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04/08/2014, 12:29 pm Don't tell James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman that eggs are trending. True, he's got a new book ...
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04/08/2014, 12:27 pm At Thanksgiving, we stuff turkeys. At Easter we stuff...? Hams! It's not a crazy as it sounds. And it's ...
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04/08/2014, 12:27 pm Lemon wedges are overrated. Well, not true for iced tea maybe, but definitely as the boring, inevitable garnish for fish. ...
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04/08/2014, 9:39 am The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ensure that shoppers who buy honey are getting the real ...
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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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