Take a moment today to say thanks to the men and women who've sacrificed so much to keep our country strong and safe, then celebrate our freedom with a meal shared with friends and family.
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Talk about a bitter brew! In a cost-cutting move, Cuba is mixing the ground coffee it offers on its ration card with...roasted peas.
The unusual combination isn’t new to Cubans, but in 2005 the government said it would provide the coffee-loving nation with pure, uncut coffee.
Soaring international prices prompted a change of heart.
Not only can at-home growers skip this risk - you'll also save money, enjoy a nearly endless variety of organic and heirloom options and have fresh salads at their fingertips all year around - even without an outdoor garden.
Amid deepening public concerns over the country's food safety following a wave of recent scandals, China's highest court has ordered judges nationwide to hand down harsher sentences, including the death penalty, to people convicted of violating food safety regulations.
In a directive released by the state-run Xinhua news agency over the weekend, the Supreme People's Court said in cases where people die from food safety violations, convicted suspects should be given the death sentence, while criminals involved in non-lethal cases should face longer prison terms and larger fines.
Admittedly, I'm not the best photographer in the universe, but in my defense, potato salad ain't pretty. It is, however, delicious and my husband Douglas makes the best rendition of it I've ever had.
A few subtle touches - fresh thyme, a kiss of smoked paprika and crunchy celery leaves - elevate this picnic staple from side to stand-out.
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