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Make your own avocado toast with tips from top chefs

You don't have to go out for brunch to enjoy delicious avocado toast. With tips from some experts, making avocado toast at home is a snap. Read more

Animal crackers break out of their cages

After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free. Read more

Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the Central Valley. Read more

Anthony Bourdain's Legendary Life Is Coming to a Theater Near You

CNN isn’ t letting the world forget beloved author and TV host Anthony Bourdain. In addition to a final season of his food and travel series,“ Parts Unknown,” the network is planning a full feature film about Bourdain. “CNN Films is in pre-production‎ on a documentary about the life and work of Anthony Bourdain,... Read more


Seriously Simple: Summer in a bowl

Perfect produce is the cornerstone of summer cooking, as suggested by the delicious recipes in my book "The Taste of Summer". It's enjoyable to create wonderful dishes with the inspiration of the season's extraordinary bounty. Plus, summer cooking fits into the Seriously Simple lifestyle so easily. Read more

EatingWell: Soak up the summer

Enjoy the summer's vegetable bounty with this easy grilled vegetable recipe. Pile any leftovers on crusty baguette with melted fontina or mozzarella for lunch the next day. Grilled Summer Vegetables with Shallot-Herb Vinaigrette. Read more

The Kitchn: You need to make this creamy corn mac and cheese ASAP

This recipe epitomizes summer comfort food. With two cups of fresh corn kernels, creamy, salty feta, and the mix of basil and red pepper flakes, this mac and cheese is rich, cozy and devastatingly easy to make. Basil, corn and red pepper flakes are three flavors I try to pair together as often as possible during... Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of La Crosse need to know before they decide.


Security solutions to keep your La Crosse family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

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13 interesting food offerings at baseball stadiums

Baseball stadiums are offering more than just hot dogs and peanuts. Read more

Who makes the best frozen fries? Putting nine brands to the test

The priciest fries weren't the tastiest. Read more

10 cooking hacks that will make you the campfire hero

Cooking well while camping has become a puzzle I love to solve. It involves making a careful plan and sticking to it, working around three … Read more

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Mexico City restaurant busted over protected tarantula tacos

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fancy a tarantula taco for a cool $27? Not so fast, Mexican authorities say. Read more


The Kitchn: This sparkling sangria is made with juicy summer peaches. With recipe for Sparkling White Peach Sangria. With 1 color image: Sparkling White Peach Sangria. Read more

This Massive S’more Weighs 350 Pounds

Bigger is always better, especially when it comes to dessert. That’ s why we are absolutely obsessed with this humongous s’ more that might just be the world’ s largest. This massive feat was taken on by Pollution Studios in LA— the same people who brought you Charli XCX’ s“ Boys” music video— to celebrate its tenth... Read more