With the holiday rush under way, there's no time to ponder what's for dinner. That's why a sheet pan supper can be a big help at this time of year. If you're not familiar with the trend, allow me to introduce you.
A sheet...Read more
Face it, rice snacks usually taste like cardboard. Even if you like the light and crispy texture, the flavor is usually lacking. But these rice snacks from Aldi brand Fit & Active are loaded with cheesy flavor, so much, it...Read more
CHICAGO -- Like a lot of people, Chandra Ram got an Instant Pot because of peer pressure. "I'm not a gadget person by any stretch of the imagination," says Ram. "I live in Chicago, so I don't have room for a bunch of ...Read more
When you care enough to send the very best, you know that the very best is often homemade.
A box of candy is a lovely gift, and so is a big tin of flavored popcorn. But they just don't have that personal touch.
To show ...Read more
Gathering around the table with friends and family should never stress the host. At least that's the plan. I try to remember the reasons we gather: friendship, camaraderie, laughter, holiday cheer. Still, menu planning ...Read more
The pancake labors under the burden of stereotype: flat. Which isn't nice. Just as the bold sheep may resent "sheepish," and the strident cow may balk at "cowed," so the pancake cringes at any sentence that starts "flat as...Read more
The compact Hyundai Elantra sedan, now in its sixth generation, gets a thorough redesign for 2019, inside and out, including more standard technology features, along with a new infotainment system and additional active ...Read more
Are you a smart traveler? One who squirrels away souvenirs to present (ta-dah!) as holiday gifts?
The best I was able to do was buy funny ornaments until my kids begged me to stop. "We've got way too many," they said. And...Read more
President Donald Trump again attacked General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra, over its plans to cut 14,000 jobs.
"I don't like what she did," Trump said during an interview with Fox's Harris Faulkner. "It was nasty. Ohio ...Read more
Q: I inherited two lots in Florida from my mother who recently died. Her estate was probated in South Carolina, and she left everything to me. The Florida tax bills still show the property is in her estate. How do I ...Read more
Amazon continues its experiments with new physical retail formats and technologies, this time with a shrunken version of its no-checkout convenience stores.
The company on Wednesday opened a 450-square-foot Amazon Go ...Read more
Dear James: I want to remodel my bathroom, but I can only afford to do it in stages. I think installing a pedestal sink would be a good starting point. Can I install one myself without a plumber? -- Ron T.
Dear Ron: The ...Read more
(UPI) An animal rescuer in Britain said he used a popsicle stick covered in butter to rescue a cat trapped in the vent of a clothes dryer.
The RSPCA said animal collection officer Glenn Baird responded to a Worcestershire...Read more
(UPI) A Florida firefighter is being hailed as a hero after jumping into freezing water to rescue a dog trapped under a dock.
The Midway Fire Department said Cale Secondine was part of the crew that responded to call for ...Read more
Dear Mary: My husband insists that the will we created 25 years ago, when our oldest child was an infant and we lived in another state, is sufficient. I do not! How do we go about finding a competent lawyer to create a ...Read more
No doubt, 2018 is ending on an economic thud.
Fear that the next recession is around the corner has been knocking down stock prices and our 401(k) plans. Word that General Motors will be aiming to close some factories ...Read more
Hourly workers at four more General Motors factories have reason to worry.
Two assembly plants in Michigan, one in Kentucky and one in Kansas are operating far below their production capacity.
Industry experts and some ...Read more
More than 82 million Americans feed wild birds. This isn't a new phenomenon. Wild bird feeders and birdbaths date back to ancient Egypt and other cultures. A 120-year history of American bird feeding is documented in the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Just about every time someone tells me they got something on sale, I smirk.
I don't do it to their face. My smirking happens in my head. When you write a personal finance column, people feel compelled to ...Read more
I found a cat on the street with a collar, but no tag. I fed her and took her to my vet's office to check for a microchip. Since no microchip was found, I had her blood checked for HIV, etc. and her teeth ...Read more
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