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Warm winter spirits with dry mocktails

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

My sister took me out for my first drink. It was great until we realized our bodies can’t handle alcohol. We both flushed crimson from head to toe, then her heart began to beat too rapidly. That part was not great at all. And neither were the killer headaches the next day. Since then, we’ve learned we have plenty of fun drinking together without any booze. Read story

Rainy-day dish turns into a family favorite

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

Colorado food blogger Tieghan Gerard grew up in a big family, with six siblings. At 13, she began helping her dad prepare dinner, and within a few months she had taken over the cooking duties full time. She soon started creating her own recipes, and at 19 she learned photography and started her food blog, Half Baked Harvest. A few years later, the blog became her career, and now her… Read story

Season farro for great grain bowls

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

The promise of a grain bowl — with vegetables arranged atop it as artfully as a wedding bouquet — is one of a bright, beautiful future. But carelessly made, it can end up a slog of chewy, underseasoned filler. Better than tossing cooked and chilled plain grains with a dressing is to simmer the grains with enough seasoning to flavor them all the way through. Read story

Big cheers for chaffles

January 15, 2020, 6:01am Food

People who eat a ketogenic diet love chaffles, and so do gluten-free eaters. What started as a trend for those who follow restrictive diets, however, has spread now to Facebook groups with hundreds of thousands of members and Pinterest and Instagram boards by the hundreds. Read story

Net launched in space captures junk

January 14, 2020, 6:05am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up debris in orbit. Read story

Guided by guano: Bat poop sheds light on past

January 14, 2020, 6:02am Life

ST. LOUIS — Whether it’s ice, lake-bottom mud, or cave stalactites and stalagmites, if something piles up and accumulates over time, it can tell scientists about past climate conditions or surrounding landscapes and how they’ve changed. Read story

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move to Canada

January 13, 2020, 4:28pm Life

SANDRINGHAM, England — Britain’s pragmatic queen brokered a deal Monday to secure the future of the monarchy, charting a course for Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, that allows them to live part time in Canada while still remaining firmly tied to the House of Windsor. Read story

Hillsboro animation studio Laika follows Golden Globe win with its sixth Oscar nomination

January 13, 2020, 10:56am Business

PORTLAND — Phil Knight’s Hillsboro, Ore., animators will be back at the Academy Awards next month – perhaps with their best shot at winning. Read story

‘Joker’ leads Oscar noms; ‘1917,’ ‘Irishman’ close behind

January 13, 2020, 9:21am Entertainment

Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” just edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations. Read story

Here we go again: #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars

January 13, 2020, 9:18am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars. Read story