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Cooking is hard. These OKC-area classes can help

Wednesday Asian Favorites Part Two: Chef Misung Billins, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Chef Knife Skills: Vera Cheek,...

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Wagons Feast! Chuck Wagon Festival returns for Memorial Day

The Chuck Wagon Festival returns to town for Memorial Day.

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Metro Tech Culinary Arts program reveals new instructional training space

Metro Tech’s Culinary Arts program for high school and adult students recently relocated to a newly renovated instructional...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 25, 2019: Check out a traditional Japanese matcha ceremony at Solare in the Plaza District

Check out a traditional Japanese matcha ceremony, in full ritual and regalia, at 2 p.m. today at Solare self-care and wellness...

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Doctors are prescribing broccoli alongside beta blockers

WASHINGTON — Adrienne Dove pulled up to the checkout line of the Giant grocery store in Washington with a cart filled with...

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Nature & You: Is it safe to eat wild mushrooms?

All wild mushrooms are edible ... once! Please pardon my tongue-in-cheek jest. You'd do well to heed the warnings that your...

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OSU Extension offers 'Kids in the Kitchen' cooking workshop

Kids ages 9 to 12 are invited to attend a two-day cooking school where they will learn the basics of food preparation, along...

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Mmmhops: Oklahoma band Hanson mixing up sixth hometown Hop Jam Beer & Music Festival

TULSA — For the sixth year, Hanson is bringing together two favorite things in arguably the band’s favorite place with The Hop...

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Pork futures bright in the 405

This week's dining news includes chef Josh Valentine's return to the 405, a new spot in Film Row, a new burger spot in The...

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Cooking is hard. These OKC-area classes can help

Wednesday Southern Italy: Chef Ahmad Farnia, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $55. Grilling American Meat: Vera Cheek, 6:20 to...

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Melba's Swap Shop: Date loaf or date log sounds good

DATE LOAF OR DATE LOG SOUNDS GOOD DEAR MELBA: My mother made this recipe every year for Christmas, but it would be good any...

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MIO: These recipes encourage teamwork

Memorial Day is nigh and that means graduation parties, showers, and backyard gatherings to plan and the Made in Oklahoma...

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10 things Oklahoma moms have taught us

In honor of Mother's Day (it's Sunday, May 12, you slackers), we want to take a look at the things our moms have taught us over...

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Couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat for 'good health'

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - A Mongolian couple reportedly died after contracting the bubonic plaguefrom the consumption...

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Melba's Swap Shop

MEMORIES OF MOM DEAR MELBA: My mother was an amazing cook, not only because of how good everything was but how quickly she...

Diversity in real estate is slim nationally, so individual efforts stand out in Oklahoma City

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Women have the edge among real estate brokers and sales agents, but racial diversity is slim, national statistics show. Women made up 55.2 percent of brokers and agents in 2016, the most recent year for which statistics are available, according...

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Union Wood-Fired Grill going out in style with championship chicken in its final week

Jonas Favela is having his Dickensian moment: Winning the recent 405 Fried Chicken Challenge was the best of times, but...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Tuesday Southern Italy: Chef Ahmad Farnia, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $55. May 15 Southern Italy: Chef Ahmad Farnia,...

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5 percent of American adults consider themselves vegetarians

Are the many stories about the health risks of eating meat making you think of going vegetarian? You are not alone. About 5...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 4, 2019: Check out the Prague Kolache Festival

Festivalgoers can enjoy the event's tasty namesake pastries, a beer garden and more.

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Week ahead: Your guide to events planned in Oklahoma

CZECH IT OUT: The Prague Kolache Festival kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday in downtown Prague on Main Street. The small town...

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Local chefs run a-fowl for culinary supremacy

Local chefs gathered Sunday at The Hutch on Avondale for a 405 Fried Chicken Challenge, and now the public can get a taste for...

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Rebirth of the Cool in Paseo and Welcome to the Ham Show at Fatty's

The Food Dude checks out the brand-new Red Rooster Bar and recently opened Fatty's Smokehouse in Moore.

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Steak at The Drake, A new menu at St. Mark's, and more local chefs getting TV Time

Oklahoma City's latest news from the diningsphere includes steak at The Drake, a new menu at St. Mark's Chop Room, and Oklahoma...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Please help me find my mother's cake recipe DEAR READERS: May 12 is Mother's Day. A reader asked me for my late mother's recipe...

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Ludivine opens in new space; adds lunch service

Ludivine has reopened in its stunning new home at 320 NW 10 Street. Chef Russ Johnson announced the move next-door to...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mother’s Day Brunch: Chef Jacque Methvin, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Thursday Food for the Soul: Chef...

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Bethany fifth-grader cooks his way to cusp of appearance on 'Chopped!'

Bethany Elementary fifth-grader needs help from his community to bring home the gold in national competition for young chefs.

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Chef Knife Skills: Vera Cheek, 6:20 to 9:20 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Garnishing Made Easy: Dennis Moran, 6:30 to...

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Melba's Swap Shop

THANKS FOR THE APPETIZER RECIPES DEAR MELBA: This appetizer is is good! PARTY CHEESE BALL •2 containers (8 ounces each) cream...

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Pizza palace rises in Chisholm Creek

The avalanche of new dining options continues this week with an early look at a palatial new pizza place from Provision...

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There's a new strategy for avoiding peanut allergies

Peanut-free lunch tables and EpiPens are almost as ubiquitous as backpacks in many American schools in response to...

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These are the best spots in OKC to dine alone

Our reporter wanted to know where the best places in Oklahoma City are to dine alone. Here's what locals said.

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Paseo Farmers Market to start new season Saturday, April 27

Just east of the Fairlawn Cemetery along N Shartel Avenue is a house with a backyard full of vegetables and flowers. A...

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Study: Skipping breakfast and eating a late dinner could be a killer

This meal plan practiced by many workers raises heart attack risk and early death.

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Preview: Longtime Festival of Arts mixes new and familiar in downtown Oklahoma City

Known as Oklahoma City's “rite of spring,” the 53rd Annual Festival of the Arts will feature an array of visual, performing and...

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Fresh flair: Downtown Festival of the Arts sprinkles in new offerings with familiar favorites

A festive photo booth, Cajun treats served out of real pineapple “bowls” and grilled cheese delights as seen on TV will be...

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What makes a good food photo? Ask OKC food shooter Brandon Smith

His subject sat still and without any clothes on as photographer Brandon Smith adjusted the lighting, clicked off a few...

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New Pizzeria opens in palatial property

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey visits Birra Birra and shares the latest from Oklahoma City's burgeoning dining scene...

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Melba's Swap Shop

MEMORIES ARE GREAT DEAR MELBA: My friend who gave me this recipe recently passed away. I want everyone to know my friend was as...

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Breakfast goes south at El Huevo

NORMAN — El Huevo Mexi-Diner, 3522 24th Ave NW, opened Monday, offering further proof the Hal Smith Restaurant Group never...

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MIO: Make Easter a celebration of local

Just in time for Easter, the Made in Oklahoma Coalition has a basket full of recipes to share, including one bound to make your...

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'Community Table' episode 2: Winning Big, Falling Hard, and Composting Loss

The second episode of Community Table features Corey Harris of Off the Hook, Sean and Cathy Cummings of Vito's Ristorant and...

Paint job concern gives neighbor 'paws'

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QUESTION: My dog ran out of the house into a neighbor’s garage. Unfortunately, there were kitchen cabinets that were drying after being recently painted. My furry friend left a few small, paw prints. I immediately told the homeowner, offered to...

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3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Lunch! Now available at The Pritchard

Shelby’s talent as a pastry chef is unparalleled in the 405, but her skills with a knife and saute pan are quickly catching...

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Bellini’s demise was greatly exaggerated

After watching Bellini’s Underground close from a perch on his rooftop bar at Tommy’s Italian-American Grill on West Memorial...

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Advice comes in sage or sweet

PARTY UP DEAR MELBA: This White Chocolate Party Mix is good whether you're having a party or not. WHITE CHOCOLATE PARTY MIX •1...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Northern Italy: Chef Ahmad Farnia, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $55. Thursday Creative Cupcakes: Karen Flores,...

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Beware that cup of hot tea?

Adam’s journal I’m not a frequent drinker of hot beverages, but when I’m not feeling well, a nice cup of steaming tea can help...

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Fusion cuisine traced back to assimilating immigrants

Chigama Asian Mexican Fusion opened late last year, serving a menu inspired by cuisines South of the Border and the Far East....

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Pass the veggies

Your diet may be killing you. Literally. This was the finding of a new study published Wednesday in the British medical journal...

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Living and dining relies on the ability to stretch

Editor's Note: Melba Lovelace is taking a couple of weeks off to recover from illness. Her Swap Shop column returns next week,...

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B is for Brielle's, Bistro and Blueberry Beignets: Midwest City cafe is destination dining

Dear readers, I eat as fast as I can to keep you up to date on the newest, greatest places to find a good meal around town, but...

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OKC Dodgers: A look at new food offerings this season

Oklahoma City Dodgers executive chef Will Fenwick is always thinking of new creations for Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. He’s...

Man with disability finds job, works toward independence

HealthApr 21, 2019

Mike Zuech has a developmental disability, but he still wants to work. Despite trouble speaking, he works hard and listens well. Zuech, 24, works part-time at a Pizza Hut, washing dishes and cooking. His days also are spent at Among Friends in...

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'A change agent': How one businesswoman’s medical diagnosis caused her to re-evaluate her priorities

HealthApr 21, 2019

For Tiffany Lenox, the wellness industry and a firm belief in self-care became a vital part of her life that led to the start of her business, Body Wrap Spalon, in 2007. Her business was a success with a spacious spa and a growing client list,...

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