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Restaurant delivery free if you DIY

Once upon a time, going out for dinner was considered an occasion, but busy lives and schedules that stretch into night have...

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How to grow fresh spring greens in central Oklahoma

Whether you are a novice gardener or have been growing things for years, growing your own greens in the spring is easy,...

Squirrels are damaging some maple syrup operations

DANVILLE, Vt. — Maple syrup producers have more than the weather to worry about. Frenetic squirrels are chomping on equipment,...

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California avocados voluntarily recalled for possible health risk

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Asian Favorites Part One: Chef Misung Billins, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45 Gyoza: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Oh, deer! DEAR MELBA: It's always barbecue time, and right now it's really time for barbecued venison. VENISON POT BBQ •About 5...

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Continental vs. American style of eating: Which is better?

QUESTION: What is the Continental Style of eating? Is eating Continental Style acceptable in Oklahoma? Is the American style...

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Mind Your Own Business: New eatery offers authentic Mexican, Honduran cuisine

Beef or chicken enchiladas, chicken or pork tamales, and fajitas with shrimp or chicken and beef. These are the crowd favorites...

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State briefs for March 14

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Farm-to-Table Family Festival set for March 23 The Oklahoma History Center will host its first Oklahoma...

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Edmond's Heard on Hurd returning for sixth season

EDMOND — In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the theme for Citizens Bank of Edmond’s return of Heard on Hurd will...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Garnishing Made Easy: Dennis Moran, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $36. Mediterranean Delights: Chef Ahmad...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Could crackers be this good? DEAR MELBA: I remember that years ago you had a recipe for Spicy Crackers. Here's another one I...

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Local Asian dining choices worth a tour

Firecracker debris had barely cleared from last month’s Lunar New Year celebrations when I engaged in a belated celebration of...

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BBQ fans rejoice, plus new beer, sweets and the return of the Caffeine Crawl

Dave Cathey shares details from a recent uptick in local barbecue options around Oklahoma City plus information about a new...

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Magasin Table nice add to local Asian fare and Vuong Nguyen is back and busier than ever with trio of concepts

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, reports on the sudden closing of ultra-popular Tsubaki Szechuan plus the return of chef...

The OK Photo Issue

HealthDec 9, 2018

Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling,...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Wanna loaf with a date? DEAR MELBA: Jane F. requested a recipe for Date Loaf. This was my Mother's recipe. DATE LOAF • 1...

Life

Pop ziti into the Dutch oven

There is something magical about this recipe, which coaxes the ultimate flavor out of just a few humble supermarket...

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Where there's smoke, there's good barbecue

A lot of new barbecue options have popped up around the metro recently, two at opposite ends of Oklahoma City’s metropolitan...

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Dining options continue to grow

The Food Dude has the latest from Oklahoma City's dining scene, including developments in the Paseo Arts District and new items...

Life

A Thai-style red curry that highlights lentils and tofu

Thai curries embrace a delicate balance of flavors, textures, temperatures and colors to produce lively, satisfying meals....

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Melba's Swap Shop

Amaze-balls! DEAR MELBA: I don't know where I got this recipe, but if it was from your column, it's worth repeating. I like...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: Chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Thursday Instant Pot 101: Karen...

Life

Try a dish with bold North African-influenced spices

Espinacas is a traditional tapas dish found in the southern Spanish region of Andalucia consisting of tender stewed chickpeas,...

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Turning chicken soup into a comforting, nutrient-dense meal

There's nothing like a bowl of steaming chicken soup when you're feeling under the weather, or even simply when fall turns to...

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Fait Maison's battle cry: Vive la cuisine francaise!

EDMOND — For chef Olivier Bouzerand, communication is key to building relationships with his guests. He grew up in Burgundy...

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Melba's Swap Shop

More appetizers DEAR MELBA: In answer to someone's request for appetizers, let's share my bean dip recipe. You can use any...

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Soul Food Fest dishes up food, celebrates black history and members of the community

Food, music and family again took center stage as Soul Food Fest 2019 treated more than a thousand people to heaping helpings...

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Rethinking Chicken Florentine with clearer, brighter flavors

Chicken Florentine is a buffet-line favorite featuring chicken breast and spinach in a mild cream-and-Parmesan sauce —...

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Try this dimpled, chewy, herb-topped deep-dish focaccia

Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven they would tear off...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday No-Knead Cranberry-Walnut Bread: Peter Schaffer, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Saturday Saturdays R-4...

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Edmond Kiwanis Club’s Rise and Dine annual Pancake Day to be March 9

EDMOND — The Edmond Kiwanis Club’s Rise and Dine annual Pancake Day, Family Celebration and Silent Auction will be from 7 to 11...

Business

New dining options sprouting up across OKC

Plant-based options are growing around the dining-sphere. I’m not just talking about the new Beyond Beef crunchy tacos at Del...

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Ag Board approves new registrations for poultry operations with setback requirements

The Oklahoma Board of Agriculture by a split vote on Tuesday approved a new registration process that would require setbacks...

Life

A Dutch oven may be key to a better butternut squash soup

Butternut squash soup is a fall staple, but many recipes fail to live up to their potential, ending up too sweet or with too...

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Classic peanut bloom cookies get robust update

Peanut blossom cookies first gained notoriety at the 1957 Pillsbury Bake-Off. They're simply a peanut butter cookie topped with...

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Chocolate lovers can partake in Pre-Valentine's Day event

EDMOND — A Chocolate Extravaganza will offer sweet treats from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Touchmark at Coffee Creek, 2801...

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19th annual Soul Food Fest expected to draw thousands for free meal

The 19th annual Soul Food Fest will be offering a free meal and entertainment from noon to 3 p.m. Friday at Kingwood, 1921 NE...

Life

Attack your mac and cheese craving

Macaroni and cheese always has been on my "must-explore" list. It's just eaten too often in this country for us to ignore it....

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How to make the best caramel sauce? Give it a bitter edge

May we have a show of hands: Who thinks chocolate is the best flavor in the dessert world? Now, who thinks caramel is the best?...

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Made In Oklahoma offers recipes for snacks, finger foods

February is packed with occasions for the family to gather and feast, some large and other intimate. Super Bowl snacks were...

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Food Dude: Banquet Cinema Pub is ready for its premiere

Hunter Wheat and Lacey Pritchard will try to build upon their success founding successful businesses on fellowship with a new...

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You won't miss the oil in this garlicky, herby shrimp and pasta dish

This old-school recipe redefines pesto you might be used to making or buying. Its liquid component is a quick broth instead of...

AMC theaters around OKC might soon serve alcohol

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AMC movie theaters at Quail Springs Mall and Penn Square Mall might soon add alcohol to the concession stand. Applications for food concession with alcohol service special permits were recently filed with the city of Oklahoma City by American...

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Melba's Swap Shop

LET'S SHARE MORE APPETIZERSDEAR MELBA: If you're having a Valentine's Day party, these hot cheese wafers would be a good...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Let’s share more appetizers DEAR MELBA: If you’re having a Valentine’s Day party, these hot cheese wafers would be a good...

Life

Classic dessert will give you 'pick me up'

With its boozy, coffee-soaked ladyfingers and sweet, creamy filling, it's no wonder tiramisu is Italian for "pick me up."...

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Soup provides taste of France

Highlighting the fresh flavors of Provencal cuisine, soupe au pistou is a classic French soup composed of seasonal vegetables,...

Life

Accept that sweet potato toast isn't bread

They've been all over Instagram for a couple years now: Bright orange planks topped with avocado (of course), or some...

Life

Fall on good times with this chocolate cake

Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an undercooked-in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We...

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This one-bowl cake features coconut, cashews, cardamom and a luxurious texture

I've made many cakes in my time. (Frankly, just testing last year's Royal Wedding Cake felt like a lifetime's worth.) And yet,...

Life

25-minute solution to turkey burger problem

The turkey burger vexes. It can be flavorful yet dry. One too many mix-ins and the thing goes crumbly. Cook it to the proper...

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If you're looking to cut back on sugar, this quick bread is sweet news

After some weeks of indulgences, my husband declared he planned to reduce his sugar intake. Commendable! But it messed with my...

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Kwan's Kitchen chef's latest stop in epic journey

Your first step into the soft, orange light of the foyer should bring the word to mind. Before you’re seated, take in the koi...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Today Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $45. Thursday Kombucha from Scratch: Peter Schaffer,...

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Melba's Swap Shop

DIG IN DESSERT FOR VALENTINE’S DAY DEAR MELBA: I think readers will love this cake recipe. Note: There are two parts to the...

Business

Development continues in Bricktown despite the loss of another early anchor

This week is one of those moments as yet another veteran anchor restaurant, Chelino’s, closed its doors Saturday. The debate...

Life

Watch: Kristin Chenoweth co-stars with adorable dogs in Super Bowl commercial

Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth is an avowed dog lover, so it's appropriate that she stars as a co-host of a funny variation...

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Love's employees pack boxes of food for Oklahoma schoolchildren

Love's employees from across the country packed boxes of food for Oklahoma schoolchildren. The food is distributed through the...

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Watch: James Marsden's Taco Bell Nacho Fries ad 'Retrieval' spoofs 'Interstellar'

Sunday's Super Bowl is supposed to bring some of the most innovative and entertaining commercials of the year, but it will be...

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Revolucion freshens menu; Lago opens today in former Fuze

Downtown Oklahoma City's Revolucion makes some subtle changes to its menu while Lago International Buffet opens near Quail...

Life

This sunny citrus salad will brighten a winter's day

If you can't escape to a place with warmer weather this winter, at least you can bring some sunny brightness and tropical...

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Food Q&A: If you like garlic, don't let recipe tell you not to use it

Each week, The Washington Post's Food section staff fields questions about all things food at live.washingtonpost.com. Last...

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The gift of a simple rice frittata, for low kitchen energy days

The frittata di riso may have been born of Italians' ability to repurpose leftovers in admirable ways, but in this recipe...

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Luxury sports bar opens in OKC

Chalk Luxury Sports bar is gearing up for the Super Bowl this Sunday, just weeks after opening. The ambitious concept is owned...

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One-pan wonder

America's Test Kitchen helps you fight off winter's chill with a one-pan chili recipe.

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

A list of Oklahoma City-area cooking classes.

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly swap shop with readers.

Life

Da deep dish

America's Test Kitchen walks you threw the process of making your own classic Chicago-style deep dish pizza.

Life

Oh, queso, it's time for the game

America's Test Kitchen gets you ready for Super Sunday with a simple recipe for classic nachos.

Business

Big consumer brands want their packaging returned

In the environmentalist mantra "reduce, reuse, recycle," almost all of the attention has been paid to recycling. Now some of...

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Beyond Meat, a $550 million brand, is winning over meat-eaters with a vegan burger that 'bleeds'

Plant-based "meat" producer Beyond Meat is backed by investors like Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' moves into reborn Womb complex

NewsMar 15, 2019

Over the years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum” has spread over four Plaza District galleries, sprawled across the second floor of the downtown Goodwill Industries and taken off from the Downtown Airpark. After shining up the...

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Sooners wipe out a season of frustration in routing Rebels

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kristian Doolittle bullied Ole Miss 7-footer Dominik Olejniczak for two straight easy baskets, and Mississippi coach Kermit Davis had seen enough. Eighty seconds into the game, Davis sensed what was coming and called timeout....

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