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Cheesy Pork Steaks are quick to make _ and delicious to eat

Oct. 15, 2018 8:48 AM EDT

The appeal of a dish consisting of just five ingredients is pretty obvious — it's easy to make and it takes almost no time to land on the table. Even so, it helps to start with a quick-cooking and naturally tender protein such as the pork tenderloin at the center of this recipe for Cheesy Pork Steaks. Like...

Online natural and organic grocery Thrive aims to fill niche

Oct. 14, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thrive Market, a four-year-old online membership-based natural and organic food retailer, has successfully filled a niche modeled after Costco but just for healthy items. CEO Nick Green, along with his two co-founders Gunnar Lovelace and Sasha Siddartha, saw a big opportunity to make...

William Coors, former chair of Adolph Coors, dies at 102

Oct. 14, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

William "Bill" Coors, the former chairman of Adolph Coors Co. and grandson of the brewing company's founder, has died at 102. Molson Coors Brewing Co. said he died Saturday at his home in Golden, Colorado. Coors began his career with the company in 1939 and was chairman from 1959 to 2000, helping it grow from a...

Oregon seeks investigation of California winery label claims

Oct. 13, 2018 1:17 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nearly all of Oregon's Congressional delegation has sent a letter asking federal officials to investigate whether a California wine producer is falsely labeling wines as an Oregon coast pinot noir. The letter signed by both of Oregon's U.S. senators and four of its five U.S....

13 Dartmouth organizations face hazing allegations

Oct. 12, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A spike in reports of hazing at Dartmouth College prompted the Ivy League school to hire an external investigator to look at over a dozen organizations including fraternities and sororities. College officials told The Dartmouth student newspaper the investigation was sparked by an...

Juicy returns: Florida orange harvest up after long decline

Oct. 12, 2018 12:06 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida's orange crop is expected to increase for the first time in seven years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that 79 million boxes of oranges are expected during the coming season, a 76 percent increase from the 45 million produced last season. That crop was...

The Latest: UN food agency prepared for Syria refugees

Oct. 12, 2018 11:11 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria-related developments (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The head of the U.N.'s World Food Program says the agency is preparing for a vast new wave of refugees likely to flee to Turkey if conflict breaks out in Syria's flashpoint Idlib region. WFP Executive Director David Beasley...

Former 'Top Chef' contestant writes she has year to live

Oct. 11, 2018 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Top Chef" Fatima Ali says she has a year to live. The 29-year-old underwent surgery to remove a tumor in January. However, Ali wrote Tuesday in an essay for Bon Appetit that the "cancer cells my doctors believed had vanished are back with a vengeance in my left hip and femur bone."...

New Tokyo fish market starts traditionally with tuna auction

Oct. 10, 2018 10:52 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's famous fish market reopened Thursday at a new location but retained its most famous tradition: the tuna auction. The customary clanging of bells opened the auction for raw and frozen tuna, which crammed the huge warehouse wall-to-wall, at the waterfront Toyosu facility. The rhythmical...

Here's a nubby whole-wheat quick bread with scotch butter

Oct. 9, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

I have been searching for this recipe for years. Early in my career, I worked with a girl who was originally from Ireland. Most weeks, she would make wheaten bread and bring it to the office with a stick of soft butter. I fell in love with it. It was so satisfying, a nubby whole-wheat quick bread made in a loaf...