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BC-AP Lifestyles Digest

May 28, 2019

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Here is the AP Lifestyles digest for the week of May 27.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

GARDENING-BEE LAWNS _ Flowering bee lawns are a compromise between fastidious turf management and the more casual yard approach. They add biodiversity to the landscape and need less maintenance. By Dean Fosdick. SENT Tuesday: 500 words, photos.

TECHNOLOGY-RESHAPING RAMADAN _ Technology reshapes Muslim holy month of Ramadan: Facebook and YouTube watched more than any other time of year. By Aya Batrawy. SENT Tuesday: 1000 words, photos.

HOMES AND GARDENING:

HOMES-RIGHT NAUTICAL _ Designers are playing with the idea of nautical décor in clever new ways, with furnishings and style notes that say ``classic contemporary’’ instead of ``kitschy cute.″ By Kim Cook. SENT Tuesday: 600 words, photos.

HOMES-NERDWALLET-REASONS TO RENT _Buying a home is often seen as a no-brainer if you have the means. But continuing to rent can give you more flexibility, amenities and time. By Kelsey Sheehy of NerdWallet. UPCOMING: Thursday, 800 words, photos.

TRAVEL:

TRAVEL-GOOD TRAVELER TIPS _ Five tips for being a good traveler in the age of over-tourism. By Melissa Rayworth. UPCOMING Wednesday: 900 words, photos.

CHINA-TOURISM _ Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth and that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. By AP Business Writer Dee-Ann Durbin. SENT Monday: 1100 words, photos.

FOOD COLUMNS:

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-FALAFEL BURGERS WITH TAHINI-YOGURT _ Falafel are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, packed with seasoning, and utterly irresistible. Here we essentially supersize these chickpea fritters to make a uniquely delicious burger. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 770 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-PAN-SEARED SCALLOPS WITH SLAW _ For a new take on vegetable slaw, we thinly sliced sweet snap peas, juicy English cucumbers, and peppery radishes for a fresh, crunchy accompaniment to skillet-seared sea scallops. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 420words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED TEQUILA CHICKEN _ We set out to create a fresh, bright chicken salad inspired by the flavors of Mexico. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 670 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED LAMB KOFTE WITH YOGURT _ In the Middle East, kebabs are meat mixed with lots of spices and fresh herbs that is formed around metal skewers and quickly grilled. We like them dressed with a za’atar yogurt sauce. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GARLIC SHRIMP PASTA _ Here’s how to have al dente pasta and moist shrimp bound by a supple sauce infused with a deep garlic flavor. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 550 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

GENERAL: FOOD-WHAT’S GABY COOKING, D-DAY-SEARCHING FOR PAPA

FOOD COLUMNS: FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-SALMON WITH LEEKS AND WHITE WINE, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED CAESAR SALAD, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-CRISPY SALT AND PEPPER SHRIMP, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED HARISSA LAMB BURGERS, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-CALIFORNIA-STYLE FISH TACOS

HOMES AND GARDENING: HOMES-RECYCLING CHALLENGES, GARDENING-PLASTIC SHEETING, GARDENING-GRAVES

TRAVEL: ICELAND-JUSTIN BIEBER-CANYON

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SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR:

July 9 — Back to School

Aug. 6 — Fall Homes

Oct. 1 — Pets

Nov. 12 — Holidays

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