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6/19/2019

To reach more children, a Georgia school district plans to serve hot food as part of its summer meal program. Timikel Sharpe, executive director of school nutrition for the district, says students had requested cooked meals -- such as grits, eggs and pancakes for breakfast -- instead of cold cereal.

6/19/2019

Dairy industry supporters rallied for the return of whole milk in schools during the "Dairy Day for PA Healthy Kids" at the state capitol. The Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Glenn Thompson, would allow public schools -- which currently can only serve skim and 1% milk -- the option of serving whole milk.

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6/19/2019

The 2019 Master of Wine exam was held earlier this month in three global cities. For a glimpse into what test-takers had to contend with, the Institute of Masters of Wine released a series of questions from the exam, such as "How can a winemaker manage the impact of oxygen during the winemaking process?"

6/19/2019

Three bartenders from Brass Tacks in Denver chose their favorite canned cocktails in a blind taste test of several options. Their top selection was Hochstadter's Slow & Low Rock & Rye, described as "a great going out drink" by bartender Daryl Pryor.

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6/19/2019

A 72-year-old bottle of single-malt Macallan is expected to fetch $100,000 to $125,000 at Skinner Auctioneers' Fine Wine and Rare Spirits online auction at the end of June. Packaged in Lalique's Genesis Decanter, the whisky was originally produced in 1946.

6/19/2019

Korean cuisine is influencing many fusion dishes from chefs like David Chang, Pierre Sang and Eunjo Park. The kimbap with foie gras at New York's Kawi fuses American and Korean influences, while Manhattan's o:n uses French inspiration with a Korean flair.

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6/19/2019

Crispy pork schnitzel can benefit from Italian-American-style giardiniera, writes Kat Craddock. Mixtures can be customized by leaving the seeds in banana peppers for extra spice or adding green olives for more umami.

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6/19/2019

Raw tomatillos are firm and tart but break down for an earthier, sweeter flavor when cooked and can be used in salsa verde, green chile, soups and salads, writes James Dewan. Soaking them in a bowl of water for a few minutes helps dissolve the sticky substance beneath their husks and makes them easier to shuck.

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James DeWan
6/19/2019

The right strategies can allow you to build your influence at work, even if you are not a member of senior management, writes Gwen Moran. Focus on areas of the job that you can control, and forge strong relationships with others to get more done, experts advise.

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6/18/2019

Domino's will start testing autonomous delivery robots in Houston later this year, in partnership with robotics firm Nuro. Customers participating in the pilot will be able to track their order using the Domino's app and will receive a code to open the robot and claim their pizza.

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