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Winter chicken salad packed with healthful greens

January 26, 2022, 6:04am Food

A diet rich in leafy greens is always a good idea, and a great way to get those beloved veggies onto the dinner table in measurable amounts in winter is… Read story

Here’s next generation of sugar substitutes

January 26, 2022, 6:04am Food

We’ve entered a new era in our love-hate relationship with sugar. After decades of trying to make substitutes like Sweet’N Low, Splenda and Stevia work for consumers, the sugar-alternative industry… Read story

 

Pets & Wildlife

Cool temperatures brought dozens of manatees to the Florida Power and Light Manatee Lagoon in Riviera Beach, Fla. Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022. Last year was devastating for the gentle creatures, with a record set for mortality. The sea cows come to the power plant discharge area to bask in the warm water. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Officials: Florida manatees eating lettuce in pilot program

Manatees at risk of starvation because native seagrass is dying due to water pollution have for the first time started eating lettuce under an experimental…

Science & Technology

Wild elephants scavenge for food at an open landfill in Pallakkadu village in Ampara district, about 130 miles east of the capital Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan. 6. (Achala Pussalla/Associated Press)

Sri Lanka elephants dying from eating plastic waste

Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants in the region, after two more…

Dining Out

Delicious Tacos' breakfast burrito ($9) comes with eggs, chorizo, ham, sausage, hash browns, bacon, sour cream and cheese rolled in a generous but not overwhelming portion. (Rachel Pinsky)

Clark County knows its breakfast burritos

January food articles typically focus on fulfilling New Year’s resolutions like going vegan or giving up alcohol. This year feels different. As we continue to…

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Hot pan is key when you’re preparing fried rice

January 26, 2022, 6:04am Food

Fried rice needs to be crisp and flavorful. To capture the crisp, smoky wok flavor, make sure your pan is very hot. When you add the ingredients, let them sit for one or two minutes before tossing. This allows the wok to return to a high heat after the cold… Read story

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Gemelli w/Tomatoes, Salami and Fontina.

Enhance dishes and don’t throw out pasta water

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Gemelli w/Tomatoes, Salami and Fontina.

January 26, 2022, 6:03am Food

Talk to the best cooks in Italy, and they’ll tell you the secret to great pasta is an ingredient many American cooks throw out — the starchy pasta cooking water. They always reserve a cup or two to stir into the skillet with al dente noodles to help the other… Read story

These basic canned goods offer three things at once: flavor, frugality and nearly endless versatility.

Cans that stack up: These basic canned goods offer versatility, frugality, flavor

These basic canned goods offer three things at once: flavor, frugality and nearly endless versatility.

January 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Every delicious thing that comes from my kitchen (and every not-so-delicious thing, as well) starts with a trip to the grocery store. Read story

FILE - Elton John performs during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in New Orleans.  Despite being vaccinated and boosted, John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas.  John "is experiencing only mild symptoms," according to a statement.

Elton John postpones Texas concerts after getting COVID-19

FILE - Elton John performs during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in New Orleans.  Despite being vaccinated and boosted, John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas.  John "is experiencing only mild symptoms," according to a statement.

January 25, 2022, 2:19pm Entertainment

Despite being vaccinated and boosted, Elton John has contracted COVID-19 and is postponing two farewell concert dates in Dallas. Read story

This combination photo shows Neil Young in Calabasas, Calif., on May 18, 2016, left, and UFC announcer and podcaster Joe Rogan before a UFC on FOX 5 event in Seattle on Dec. 7, 2012. Young fired off a public missive to his management on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, demanding that they remove his music from the popular streaming service Spotify in protest over Rogan's popular podcast spreading misinformation about COVID-19. But by Tuesday afternoon, his letter had been removed from his website, "Heart of Gold" and other hits were still streaming.

Neil Young reportedly fights Spotify over Rogan and COVID

This combination photo shows Neil Young in Calabasas, Calif., on May 18, 2016, left, and UFC announcer and podcaster Joe Rogan before a UFC on FOX 5 event in Seattle on Dec. 7, 2012. Young fired off a public missive to his management on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, demanding that they remove his music from the popular streaming service Spotify in protest over Rogan's popular podcast spreading misinformation about COVID-19. But by Tuesday afternoon, his letter had been removed from his website, "Heart of Gold" and other hits were still streaming.

January 25, 2022, 2:18pm Entertainment

It’s Neil Young vs. Joe Rogan for the allegiance of Spotify. Or is it? Read story

In this Dec. 31, 2021 photo provided by Zachary Holderby, a Steller's sea eagle is seen off Georgetown, Maine near a crow. The rare eagle has taken up residence thousands of miles from its home range, delighting bird lovers and baffling scientists.

Rare eagle seen in Maine, wowing birders, might stay a bit

In this Dec. 31, 2021 photo provided by Zachary Holderby, a Steller's sea eagle is seen off Georgetown, Maine near a crow. The rare eagle has taken up residence thousands of miles from its home range, delighting bird lovers and baffling scientists.

January 25, 2022, 8:04am Life

A rare species of eagle that has thrilled bird lovers and baffled scientists since arriving in Maine last month might not be in a hurry to leave. Read story

Jupiter’s cyclones are similar to Earth’s

January 25, 2022, 6:05am Life

Shortly after entering orbit around Jupiter in 2016, the spacecraft Juno captured images of huge cyclones whirling in geometric patterns at the planet’s poles, an unexpected finding that dazzled scientists. Read story

At left, Pete DuBois, coordinator of the Clark County Master Composter Recycler program, at home with his lasagna beds, a form of composting and gardening in raised, thin layers.

Clean up your act with Clark County course on composting, recycling

At left, Pete DuBois, coordinator of the Clark County Master Composter Recycler program, at home with his lasagna beds, a form of composting and gardening in raised, thin layers.

January 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Here are some stomach-churning statistics about food waste: Read story