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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

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How long can you eat those leftovers?

Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner.



How to break even on Thanksgiving calories

With the right planning and a serving of willpower, you can have a healthy (or healthier) Thanksgiving.

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Outrage as McDonald's opens in historic villa

It might just be the most controversial McDonald's outlet in the world.

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3 festive cocktails for the holidays

When Thanksgiving arrives and your extended family is tumbling through your front door in a mess of coats, hats and scarves, it's best to have those ambitious cocktails you planned on serving prepared ahead of time.


'Green coffee' diet peddlers settle with feds

Federal regulators have settled charges with several companies that capitalized on the green coffee diet fad promoted by The Dr. Oz Show.

Dr. Mehmet Oz's "touted" the supposed fat-burning abilities of green coffee bean extract on his show in 2012, acc...

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Beer bubble? This craft brewery just sold for $1 billion

Big Beer just snapped up another craft brewery.

Constellation Brands, the company that makes Corona Extra and Modelo Especial, announced Monday that it was paying $1 billion for craft brewer Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.

The purchase is the latest...

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Taco Bell switching to cage-free eggs

Taco Bell says it will crack nothing but cage-free eggs at its 6,000 U.S. locations by 2017.

The fast food chain said the announcement comes after "several years of planning."

Changing up supply chains to offer ingredients customers consider healthier ...


Allan Hancock College Bonded to Sell Wine

Student winemakers allowed to sell their wine

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Use fewer antibiotics in meat, doctors argue

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that regularly show up in meat is a "significant public health threat," the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new report calling for an end to overuse of antibiotics in animals.

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355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs recalled over choking hazard

Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs due to a potential choking hazard.

The company said Thursday that pieces of red plastic were found in a small number of cans.

"This product should not be eaten," the company said. Campbell ...

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What are 'natural' foods? FDA asks the public

The Food and Drug Administration is asking the public to weigh in on the term "natural" used on food labels.

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Which organic foods are worth the switch?

Organic food has risen to become a major market over the past quarter century.


Five 'healthy' foods that may not be

You can find a health and fitness section in just about every newspaper, magazine,…

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Nightly munchies don't have to bust diet

Avoiding late-night snacks is best for keeping off weight. But if you must snack,…

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Salmon meal

Smoked salmon quesadilla

There's a lot of flavor packed between the tortillas in this quesadilla.


Beef, asparagus and carrot stir-fry

Try this colorful and healthful dish for dinner tonight. It's ready in a flash!

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Swiss steak

Let the kids help you with this one!


Apricot pear and apple chutney

You'll never run out of ways to use this!


This classic appetizer is quick and easy to make, and amazingly versatile!

Salmon meal

Smoked salmon quesadilla

There's a lot of flavor packed between the tortillas in this quesadilla.


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The man taking the bubble tea market by storm

Some entrepreneurs are simply born with a knack of sniffing out a good business.…


Strawberry-banana smoothie

Cool down on a warm day with this nutritious drink.


Liquid Dreamsicle

A treat from your youth takes a rum-tinged adult twist!


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Sweet potato pie

This version has directions for microwave preparation for quick dessert creation!

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Basic pie crust

Here's the shell to hold all your yummy stuff!

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Southern pecan pie

Searching for that tall, rich pecan pie you find in restaurants? We've got the…

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Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market

Britain's decision to levy a higher rate of tax on investors in its red hot housing…

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Real Estate Realities Tip: Preapproval Process

    As our economy has began to grow and recover, homeownership lookss more and more…

Mayor Demands Change For Sycamore Creek "Little Houses"

Santa Barbara’s Mayor wants to halt construction on a controversial low-income…

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