BC-AP Lifestyles Digest
Aug. 20, 2018
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PET TECHNOLOGY — Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets. By Adam Pemblesent. SENT Monday: 460 words, photo.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-FRITTATA WITH BROCCOLI AND TURMERIC — A frittata is a hearty brunch option but is often loaded with potatoes, cheese, and sausage or bacon. For a more nutritious version, we nixed the meat and swapped out potatoes for broccoli. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-POTATO LATKES — These perfectly crispy potato pancakes are the ideal vehicle for all manner of toppings, making them a super-versatile appetizer pick. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 560 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-MATZO BALL SOUP — Matzo ball soup can be controversial, but there is no question that this version hits all the marks, delivering tender dumplings and a savory broth. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-LINGUINE WITH MUSSELS AND FENNEL — Mussels in this dish are cooked in a flavorful broth that becomes a light sauce for pasta. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 360 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-BROWN RICE SALAD WITH ASPARAGUS AND GOAT CHEESE — This fresh, hearty side salad of brown rice with asparagus and goat cheese will stand out among its richer, creamier counterparts on the holiday table. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 480 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-CORN QUESO DIP — A hot corn queso dip is great to make when fresh corn is still around. Or really any time of year. By Katie Workman. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos
FOOD-COLUMN-KITCHENWISE-GREEN CHILI CHEESE PORTOBELLO BURGER — This mushroom burger is glorified not only by chilies and cheese, but by the smoky mayonnaise spread and the crushed tortilla chips. By Sara Moulton. UPCOMING Monday: 770 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.
HOMES AND GARDENING:
CRAFTS-WHICHCRAFT-TOTING TOWELS — Summer is coming to a close, but don't throw in the towel just yet. Carry it to the beach or pool in style. The Associated Press tested three different methods for making tote bags that unfold into beach towels, rating each on cost, ease and results. By Holly Ramer. UPCOMING Tuesday: 500 words, photos.
GARDENING-COLUMN-EXTENSION CHANGES — A look at changes to the Cooperative Extension System, which was designed to distribute university-driven, science-based information on agriculture, gardening and other subjects to local communities. By Dean Fosdick. UPCOMING Tuesday: 500 words, photos.
HOMES-CATS AND BIRDS — To protect bird populations, as well as the cats that prey on them, both bird and cat experts urge cat owners to keep their felines indoors, on leashes or in "catios." By Katherine Roth. UPCOMING Tuesday: 700 words, photos.
TRAVEL-HADRIAN'S WALL — A border fence from ancient times: Hadrian's Wall in England. By Jerry Harmer. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon Tuesday, photos.
TRAVEL-LINCOLN'S CABIN — Reality bites on a trip to Kentucky to find Lincoln's humble log cabin. By Christopher Sullivan. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon Tuesday, photos.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
GENERAL LIFESTYLES: FBN--YOGA IN THE NFL, BOOKS-CELEBRITY BOOK CLUBS, PLASTIC STRAWS-BALLOONS, SUBWAY BODY SCANNERS, NERDWALLET-HOME EQUITY
FOOD: FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-MEMPHIS CHOPPED COLESLAW, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-SHREDDED BARBECUED BEEF, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-SPICY BEEF TACO BAKE, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-STIR-FRIED CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI WITH HERBS AND SCALLION RICE, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-STRAWBERRY CREAM CAKE, FOOD-COLUMN-AMERICAN TABLE-CHERRY TOMATO COBBLER WITH PIMENTO CHEESE BISCUITS, FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-BROCCOFLOWER
HOMES AND GARDENING: GARDENING-COLUMN-ROSE OF SHARON, HOMES-RIGHT-SCONCES, GARDENING-WATTLE FENCES
TRAVEL: MEXICO-CANCUN TRAIN, TRAVEL-LEBANON-MOUNTAIN REFUGE, TRAVEL-COOPERSTOWN, ITALY-VERONA ARENA
SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR:
Sept. 4: Cars
Oct. 2: Pursuits
Nov. 13 — Holidays
Dec. 4 — Weddings