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Norman Chocolate Festival a sweet deal for education

As if you needed any more reason to eat chocolate, this weekend it helps support education in Norman. The 38th annual Norman...

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Monks in the marketplace: Monastery rejects suggestions for cannabis-growing enterprise

SHAWNEE — St. Gregory's Abbey has become known for the honey produced from its bee hives and fresh eggs from a flock of...

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Back to the basics: Chopped salads can be boring, but not this one

When it comes to salads, a chopped salad is about as basic as it gets: a pile of greens topped with chopped vegetables, meats,...

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David Dishman: Pour one out for liquor stores and Sooners fans alike

Most economists use pie, and the size of slices within, to illustrate a market. But this is the alcohol industry, so let’s use...

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Wednesday Cheesecake the Traditional Way: Vera Cheek, Francis Tuttle, 5:30 p.m. p.m., $69. Thursday Kosher Dill Pickles from...

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Sharing a family meal can help those with dementia connect

Long before Tim Hollingsworth earned the James Beard Foundation's Rising Star Chef of the Year award and served as chef de...

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OKC business uses genetics to tailor diet plan to personal needs

Odds are you’ve tried some sort of diet in your life to fit into skinnier jeans, but have you considered basing a diet of your...

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You can get a free Popeyes chicken sandwich through DoorDash this week

Popeyes and the delivery service are celebrating their new partnership with the deal.

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What stories do you wish The Oklahoman was chasing? Tell us through our new tip sheet. Contact information is optional.

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Norman store to host Good Neighbor Mixer on Friday

NORMAN — STASH will host a Good Neighbor Mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at 412 E Main St. as part of Norman's 2nd Friday Art...

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Drinking tea regularly may help you live longer and healthier, new study finds

Thinking about your heart health? Consider pouring yourself a cup of tea – hold the milk and sugar.

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Oklahoma native and cowboy coffee connoisseur Kent Rollins featured on Disney+ series 'The World According to Jeff Goldblum'

In each episode, Goldblum travels around the world to explore a variety of topics from experts in the field.

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Jennifer Garner unveils organic baby food made with squash from her Oklahoma family farm

Garner is co-founder of Once Upon a Farm, which produces organic, cold-pressed baby food with ingredients from farms across the...

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5 kitchen resolutions that you can actually stick with in the new year

It's Jan. 8! Have you already ditched your totally unrealistic, pie-in-the-sky New Year's resolutions? Sure, the pressure to...

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Roasting citrus adds a little sunshine to your winter recipes

Winter tempts us to roast everything — even fruit. Roasted fibrous apples or almost-ripe pears fill crostatas and crisps, turn...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Melba's Swap Shop

LET'S HAVE MORE DIP AND CHIPS DEAR MELBA: A nice thing about these Hot Cheese Wafers is that they can be made and stored for 2...

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MIO Coalition offers recipes for starting 2020

The annual calendar flip usually arrives behind a gale-force reminder it's time to get fit, which is just another opportunity...

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Celebrity chef does pop-up while home for the holidays

Last year, the Westmoore graduate who is a James Beard Award-winning chef matched up with Jenny Nguyen to do a vegan pop-up her...

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Couple gets married at Dunkin' Donuts 27 years after a memorable French vanilla coffee

In 1992, a young couple’s heart-to-heart conversation over coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts led to broken hearts. More than 27 years...

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Help-yourself breakfast buffet makes it easy on host, guests

Let’s say guests are staying with you for some part of the holiday. You’ve planned a beautiful, robust holiday dinner. You’ve...

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Local fare took centerstage for diners in 2010s

Depending on your view of time measurement, today is either the beginning of a new decade or the first day in the last year of...

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Bowien returns for hometown event

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, has the latest from the 405 diningscape.

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7 science-based strategies to boost your willpower and succeed with your New Year’s resolutions

How can you increase your willpower and fulfill your New Year’s promise to yourself? These seven strategies are based on...

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Melba's swap shop for Dec. 25, 2019

Merry Christmas! DEAR READERS: What was your first thought when you woke up this morning? "I hope my family has a Merry...

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Nonny's Harvest Loaf bolsters chances for Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas for the last time in humankind’s 20-teens. Each holiday season this decade I’ve shared with you a special...

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Paseo shines in a busy year for local dining

Here at the intersection of Christmas and halfway through Hanukkah with Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, my birthday and New Year's Eve...

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Red Andrews Dinner delivers goodwill toward all

Once again, local residents unable to provide Christmas for their family and those who'd like to volunteer to help them can...

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Choices increase Christmas night

A list of dining options on Christmas in Oklahoma City.

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Community still awaits Uptown grocery

A planned Uptown Grocery Co. in northeast Oklahoma City has yet to open, nearly a month after owners hoped the store would be...

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Bojangles' restaurant chain is heading to Oklahoma

The Bojangles' restaurant chain is branching out from its southern United States roots and heading to Oklahoma. Bojangles' and...

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Kick off your holiday party with this bubbling-hot crab and spinach dip

Dips, in general, are perfect party starters because they get everyone mingling and allow guests to nibble without having to...

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A luxurious, strong eggnog recipe to sustain you through this holiday season, and many more

I did not have much FOMO growing up without celebrating Christmas. After all, I still could appreciate the decorations without...

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Make Swedish mulled wine glogg, and your house will smell like Christmas

I know it's the holiday season; the calendar assures me of this. The ornaments appearing in my office's cubicle warren assure...

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Aunt Bill's Brown Candy a family tradition for the whole community

Editor's Note: This essay was submitted by Linda Brinkworth, whose family has been making Aunt Bill's Brown Candy for more than...

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LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING DEAR MELBA: Hot Chocolate Mix is a nice idea for a present. HOT CHOCOLATE MIX •1 package (8...

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Trump supporters more likely to avoid gluten, study from OSU researcher says

An Oklahoma State University professor recently examined the politics of gluten and found President Donald Trump’s supporters...

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OKC Central live chat recap: Farmers market leads discussion

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer fielded questions from readers during this week's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve...

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Nhinja Sushi rolls out tech in new franchise concept

The owners of Nhinja Sushi & Wok have created a new concept to franchise their fast-casual chain of metro restaurants,...

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OSU-OKC Farmers Market to move to Scissortail Park

The Farmers Market at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, a citywide draw for more than 20 years, will merge with...

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For an edible gift that's fabulously festive, whip up a holiday batch of nougat

Edible gifts are my favorite to give — and to get. Among those I like to make around the holidays, candies are at the very top...

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This cozy and comforting cranberry-orange snacking cake begs to be shared with a friend

This is not the airy, sugary kind of cake you'd typically stick a candle in for birthdays — this cake satisfies in a completely...

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A powerhouse of an appetizer — with zero effort

This holiday season, you could fashion a cheese plate with a curated selection of pricey items you deliberated long and hard...

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MELBA'S SWAP SHOP

THINKING ABOUT CHRISTMAS DEAR MELBA: If you're looking for something good to eat and beautiful to serve, try this Orange...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Cooking classes

Today Cookie Decorating: Christina Hopper, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Thursday Yule Logs, Mousses & More:...

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Deck the halls with local flavor

The Made in Oklahoma Coalition believes holiday entertaining should be fun, not stressful. With that in mind, they'd like to...

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The best butterscotch, mint and peanut butter baking chips for when you need a chocolate alternative

Chocolate chips are far and away the king of the hill when it comes to baking morsels. They are versatile, delicious and...

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Here's a saucy, sheet-pan shrimp bruschetta that works as dinner or a starter

With holiday events pulling my family in multiple directions, and friends more likely to pop in spontaneously to raise a glass,...

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13 next-level kitchen gifts for people who love to cook

Who among us doesn't love a practical gift? Something that won't merely collect dust. Something that you can use over and over...

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Cooking classes

Today Tiramisu Expanded: Vera Cheek, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $79. Salmon Burgers and Patties: Peter Schaffer, 6:10 to...

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COOKIES ARE GOOD ANY TIME DEAR MELBA: This recipe is in answer to a request for Buffalo Chip Cookies. It came from the...

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City council sets hearing on food desert ordinance

The city council plans a public hearing Dec. 17 on a "healthy neighborhoods” zoning ordinance to fight junk-food proliferation...

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Video: Kelsea Ballerini to appear on today's 'Trisha's Southern Kitchen' starring Trisha Yearwood

Hitmaker Kelsea Ballerini will be a guest on today's new episode of the cooking show, and from the looks of the promotional...

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Thanksgiving comes early to the Homeless Alliance

Wednesday's Homeless Alliance Thanksgiving feast started with a United States senator prepping raw turkeys and ended with an...

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'No room for pride anymore when you are hungry': Food insecurity in Oklahoma on the rise, assistance programs looking to expand

Mohauna Comes' favorite part of the grocery store is the fresh food section. The Monday before Thanksgiving, she browsed the...

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Red Lobster launches seafood and biscuit ugly holiday sweater

This sweater has an insulated pocket to keep those Cheddar Bay Biscuits warm. Yes, really.

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These luscious dessert cups combine sweet potato and pecan pies, with no need for a crust

These little cups each cradle a perfect portion of creamy, cinnamon-scented, whipped sweet potato, which gets topped with a...

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Home for the holidays, celebrity chef holds pop-up at ChickNBeer

Danny Bowien cooks while home for the holidays, Rococo announces a pair of special events, The Railyard continues to add dining...

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Hasselback. Because who doesn't like crispy-edged potatoes?

Hasselback potatoes are frequent offerings on Midwestern tables and have enjoyed spikes in popularity through the years. Said...

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How to use Thanksgiving leftovers

Thanksgiving leftovers can be either a blessing or a curse, depending on your perspective. The good: There's a whole lot of...

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Thanksgiving by the slice

Shirley Bellmon's Pecan Pie This pie filling is so simple and special. It was the recipe used by first lady Shirley Bellmon...

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Never too busy for the need to feed

Between the fast-approaching holidays and a couple of impending restaurant openings, 84 Hospitality restaurant group found time...

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How to make use of your Thanksgiving leftovers

SAVE THOSE THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS DEAR MELBA: What are you going to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Try a casserole....

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Johnnie's returns to Northwest Expressway

Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler recently reopened on NW Expressway. The store previously shared a single large space with the...

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Cooking classes

Monday Dim Sum And Asian Dumplings: Misung Billins, 6:15 to 9:15 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Tuesday Yule Logs, Mousses and...

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Oklahoma County may let voters decide on expanding hours of operation for liquor stores

Sometime soon, liquor stores in Oklahoma County may be able to change their weekly days of operation from six to seven. After...

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Here’s how to save someone who is choking

The holidays are upon us, and so is the increased eating and the risk of choking.

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The world’s largest green bean casserole clocked in at 1,009 pounds

To celebrate the world’s best type of casserole, food brand Green Giant created the world’s largest green bean casserole.

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Mesmerizing lunch options at Magic Noodle

Magic Noodle opened in April in southeast Norman, serving hand-made noodles six days a week.

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Pull out the cast-iron skillet for these lamb chops with tomato and mint slaw

With the acquisition of one of my grandmother’s 10-inch cast-iron frying pan with a near Teflon-level of seasoning, I now have...

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For a small Thanksgiving gathering, here's a sheet-pan dinner ready in an hour

If you have small group for Thanksgiving and would rather not spend the entire day in the kitchen, you could go the prepared...

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How to make a no-stress, showstopping Thanksgiving gravy

Whoever coined the phrase "It's all gravy" really knew what they were talking about. Sure, the other parts of many of our...

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These warm, fluffy pull-apart dinner rolls are bliss to eat and a cinch to make

I don't have many fond memories of school cafeteria lunches. There are two main reasons for that. One, my mom packed my lunch...

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IS IT FALL OR IS IT WINTER? DEAR MELBA: I was grocery shopping recently and noticed the woman next to me had peanuts, M&M...

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Peace on Earth is in the meal planning

Whether they're roasting a turkey or making a special veggie loaf with a wattle, the kind soul making your Thanksgiving meal...

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Cooking classes

Nov. 23 Saturdays R4 Kids: Cinnamon Rolls: Vera Cheek, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Nov. 26 Sushi...

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Sides can be made ahead for Thanksgiving

To safely land your Thanksgiving feast on time and in ship-shape, chef Kamala Gamble advises making pies and sides in advance....

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