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Eating meat and cheese will help you live longer

A new study has found that eating red meat & cheese actually will help you live longer.  Read more

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Smith: Consider allergies in kid-friendly foods

Fixing foods for other children is not just about choosing yummy kid-friendly foods anymore. We now need to think about the possibility of … Read more

The secret to a deep-dish apple pie? Precooking the apples

There's no better way to enjoy fall's abundant apple harvest than in a towering deep-dish pie. Unfortunately, this dessert often yields unevenly cooked, shrunken apples swimming in an ocean of their own exuded juices atop a pale, soggy crust. Read more

A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — There are spicy beers and even peanut butter beers, made to stand out on crowded shelves. Then there's a murky, green brew that looks a lot like algae. It's making a statement on the one ingredient brewers can't do without — clean water. Read more

A bourbon bread pudding with a real taste of New Orleans

We started our New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding recipe by tearing a baguette into ragged pieces, which gave the bread pudding a rustic look. We then toasted the bread to a deep golden brown, which prevented the prepared recipe from turning soggy. Read more

Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother's bad press

NEW YORK (AP) — While one Musk was on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon while separately fending off a lawsuit accusing him of defaming a British diver, another Musk was talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn. Read more

Environmental Nutrition: Healthy diet, health brain

Plenty of diets are designed to help you lose weight, or reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes or high blood pressure. But there is also research that clearly indicates a connection between what you put on your plate and the health of your brain. In other words, a healthy diet... Read more

40 cheeseburgers that have fewer calories than a Cheesecake Factory Caesar salad

This list may make you think twice about ordering a Caesar salad the next time you go out. Read more

🍔 Chow Down: 16 best places in Decatur to get a burger

To celebrate National Cheeseburger Day on September 18, here are the 16 best places to get a burger in Decatur. Read more

Put ice in your hamburger? 27 great grilling tips

Grilling season is well underway, and we’ve got you covered. Before you break out the grill for the Fourth of July, check out these tips fr… Read more


Shellfish harvesting closed along Washington shoreline

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Health officials have closed shellfish harvesting on the eastern shoreline of Kitsap County after testing found high levels of the toxin paralytic shellfish poison. Read more

Kodiak cooperative sells first offering of local salmon

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A Kodiak cooperative has received its first delivery of locally harvested canned salmon — a step toward reaching its goal of opening a grocery store selling Alaska-sourced products. Read more

Fishmonger offers lobsters some herb before the butter

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — These lobsters are going to pot in more ways than one. Read more

Oklahoma sees shortage as switch to stronger beer approaches

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is seeing a shortage of beer as convenience and grocery stores move toward switching to stronger beer in October as a new law goes into effect. Read more

Peace Meals 9/17/18

The Peace Meal Nutrition Program offers a noon meal Monday through Friday for people age 60 and older at various McLean County and DeWitt C… Read more


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🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: See who won!

The results are in!  Check out the winners of the 2018 Pantagraph Readers' Choice Awards! Read more

Hole-in-One Golf Challenge Contest

Pick the golfers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each of the tournaments. You get points for the place in which your golfers finish and bonus points if you pick them to finish in the right place. Win great prizes! Read more