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With the holidays right around the corner, My Wine Cellar and Bistro will be hosting its third annual Wine Festival for the Ahwatukee community. The goal: to have the perfect bottle of vino for Thanksgiving dinner.
It is no longer a suit in a courtroom or a precursory thought in the back of a parent’s mind.
Every Thanksgiving presents the same challenge — how to juggle the turkey and the stuffing and the pie and all those sides in just one oven.
Sweet potatoes generally get one of three treatments at the Thanksgiving table.
(R-L) Alec Bown, 10, and Timothy Patrick, 8, grab a squash that was picked from the Ahwatukee Community Garden at the Ahwatukee Swim and Tennis club on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
As Centennial piled up yards and tacked on more first down on Friday night, Dan Hinds put his hands on his knees and lowered his head.
Cole Tucker couldn’t help himself; not with his personality.
The jump in talent Mountain Pointe has to contend with this week is significant.
Order was restored.
Order was restored.
Avid Southwest gardeners see August as a time to enjoy the beauty of summer annuals, the bounty of a summer garden harvest, and the shade of the early morning or late afternoon. Southwest gardeners also mark August as the traditional beginning of the fall vegetable garden. Some fall vegetables should be planted by seed as early as mid-August: squashes like acorn, butternut and Hubbard; zucchini; melons like “Crenshaw,” honeydew, and casaba; fall sweet corn; tomatoes; peppers; and green beans. And September marks the beginning of the fall vegetable planting season — the most abundant season in desert gardening. So, preparing the garden’s soil is on every vegetable grower’s August checklist.
The wrestling community is very protective of their sport as the International Olympic Committee found out over the last four months.
The Thunder had one last rally in a standard-setting season, but it wasn’t enough.
Super Bowl Sunday surely is one of the meatiest eating days of the year. But it’s still somewhat surprising the lengths some people will go to push their game day feed over the top. Last year, for example, some enthusiastic carnivores went as far as to build football arena replicas out of deli meats, cheese and bread.
The beauty of poached eggs is their versatility. Depending on what you pair them with, they can be breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
Are you a celebrity watcher? A magazine clipper? A list maker, supplement taker, whole grains baker? No matter what kind of person you are, there’s a new diet cookbook to help lay the foundation for that inevitable New Year’s resolution.
Here’s the thing about decorating for Christmas. It should be fun. It should be an occasion. It should involve delicious food.
It’s no secret that liquor is a simple solution to holiday gift-giving. You don’t see a lot of people lining up Dec. 26 to return bottles of 12-year-old Scotch. And what better way to embrace the spirit of giving than by giving a spirit?
Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is associated with big family gatherings. But that doesn’t mean you need a house full of in-laws, uncles and cousins to celebrate in a meaningful way.
It may seem odd to turn on the oven when making soup, but roasting really is what makes this soup so spectacular. Roasting the vegetables caramelizes them and brings out nutty flavors that enhance all the other ingredients. Feel free to throw in just about any other vegetables you have lurking in your crisper drawer.
Almost by definition, beef stew isn’t a weeknight-friendly dish.
The Grand Canyon boasts some of the most spectacular views in the world, revealing a rich geological history that few ever see from the Colorado River that formed it millions of years ago.
The 2012 Southwest Open Squash Tournament goes through Sunday at LifeTime Fitness, 1616 W. Ruby Drive in Tempe. This is the third annual tournament and features some of the world’s best professional squash players from around the world, including the No. 1 player from the U.S. tournament top seed Latasha Khan.
Many people like the idea of cooking with whole grains — They are so healthful! — but refrain from actually plunging in because so many of them are unfamiliar.
The trouble with late summer’s bounty of zucchini isn’t in the volume of the vegetable itself. Rather, it is in the lack of creative recipes for using it.