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September 24, 2018

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GENERAL LIFESTYLES:

PRESCHOOL-WAITLIST FEES — The dilemma for the modern-day working parents affluent enough to wrestle with the dire child care workforce crisis is they either find somewhere to go, or make do by patching up nanny hours, live-in au pairs and relying on family members. By Sally Ho. UPCOMING Wednesday: 900 words by 2 p.m., photo.

FOOD:

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GARLICKY ROASTED SHRIMP WITH PARSLEY AND ANISE. Lobster is not the only crustacean that benefits from roasting. Shrimp, too, see their sweet flavor concentrating and deepening, but those benefits are only worth it if the quick-cooking flesh stays tender and moist. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 444 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-EASY CHILI — Great chili should have bold, long-simmered flavor, even if it’s made with convenient ground beef. The multicooker was the perfect way to achieve this. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 530 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GARDEN MINESTRONE — Using a slow cooker, we developed a recipe for a bright, lively tasting minestrone that married a flavorful tomato broth with fresh vegetables, beans, and pasta. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 411 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-CURRIED RED LENTIL SOUP — Red lentils are perfect for hearty, satisfying soups, but their mild flavor does require some embellishment, which we achieved thanks to curry powder and fresh ginger. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 345 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-SKILLET PASTA PUTTANESCA — Puttanesca, a classic Italian sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives, offers bold flavor and comes together fairly quickly_perfect for a Sunday supper. By America’s Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 365 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-AMERICAN TABLE-ZUCCHINI GRATINATO — This is one of those dishes where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. This dish has the simple flavors of Italy_tomatoes, basil and mozzarella_layered between thin slices of zucchini but the end result is positively addicting. By Elizabeth Karmel. UPCOMING Monday: 1,600 words by 2 p.m., photos.

FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE BROWNIES — Mexican hot chocolate is made from chocolate and often cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat. The combination of spicy and chocolate just plain works, and it also translates into another beloved treat, the good old American brownie. By Katie Workman. UPCOMING: 580 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

HOMES AND GARDENING:

GARDENING-COMPOST BINS — Autumn’s a good time for making compost, and a bin is key. By Lee Reich. UPCOMING Tuesday: 660 words, photos.

HOMES-CHIPPENDALE EXHIBIT — A small but elegant exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the life and art of legendary furniture maker Thomas Chippendale. By Katherine Roth. UPCOMING Tuesday: 700 words, photos.

HOMES-NATURAL LIGHT — Taking a lead from architects who design office buildings, residential designers have increasingly begun to look for ways to incorporate natural light into homes. Designers say natural light makes a room feel warmer, brighter and more inviting. By Melissa Kossler Dutton. UPCOMING Tuesday: 650 words, photos.

TRAVEL:

GRAND CANYON STUNTS — Will Smith says he’ll celebrate turning 50 this month by bungee jmping from a helicopter near Arizona’s Grand Canyon. It’s the latest in a history of stunts organized and staged by magicians and overall daredevils in or around one of the world’s seven natural wonders. By Felicia Fonseca and Terry Tang. SENT Monday: 935 words, photos.

ARETHA FRANKLIN-EXHIBIT — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin’s public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention. By Jeff Karoub. SENT Sunday: 730 words, photos.

PRESERVATION GRANTS — A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on 20 sites across the country that showcase the nation’s diversity and the fight for equality as part of a $2 million historic preservation campaign. By Rebecca Santana. SENT Monday: 500 words, photos

RESPECTFUL TOURISM CAMPAIGN — The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island. SENT Saturday: 340 words, photo.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

GENERAL LIFESTYLES: FRANCE-PALACE SECRETS

FOOD: FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE BARS, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-NEW ORLEANS BOURBON BREAD PUDDING WITH BOURBON SAUCE, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-MIXED BERRY SCONES, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-DEEP DISH APPLE PIE, FOOD-COLUMN-KITCHENWISE-SAUTEED CHICKEN CUTLETS, FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-PARSNIP BEET SOUP

HOMES AND GARDENING: HOMES-RIGHT-CONNECTED FURNITURE, GARDENING-MESSIER FALL CLEANUP, HOMES-REGIONAL MODERN

TRAVEL: GERMANY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRESURES, CROATIA-DUBROVNIK CRUSH, KENNEDY SNAPSHOTS, NUCLEAR WEAPONS PLANT-WILDLIFE REFUGE, EGYPT ANTIQUITIES, LAKE HURON-SHIPWRECK

FASHION: LOS ANGELES-FUR BAN, MILAN FASHION WEEK WATCH, MUSLIM FASHION EXHIBITION, LONDON FASHION WEEK

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SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR:

Sept. 4: Cars

Oct. 2: Pursuits

Nov. 13 — Holidays

Dec. 4 — Weddings

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