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Food Dude: As Edmond adds to food hall, subtraction continues downtown

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey covers the 405 diningscape with news about the ongoing food hall trend.

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Food Network back in the 405 diningscape

Mama E's is hosting Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible" on Wednesday to film an update segment, and diners are sought.

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It's hard to improve on a one-pan chicken thigh dinner, but honey and citrus do the trick

Chicken thighs are so forgiving. Overcook them, and they remain loyally succulent. Even reheated, they deliver on the promise...

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Local poet takes Leap into scripting java; opening Saturday morning

On Saturday morning, Leap Coffee Roasters will introduce a new blend called Shameless, which was developed in collaboration...

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Cooking classes

Thursday Ezekiel's Bible Bread: Peter Schaffer, 6:10 to 9:10 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Saturday Saturdays R-4 Kids: Meatloaf...

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The perfect baked potato begins with russets

A fluffy baked potato is a glorious thing, but too often you slice into the potato and it is shiny and waxy, not light and...

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Bill would allow snow cone stands to open year round

The bill, authored by Rep. Lonnie Sims, R-Jenks, would allow snow cone stands serving hot beverages to apply for a $200...

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Dinner and a show aren't just for weekends in Uptown

The Oklahoman's resident Food Dude, Dave Cathey, recounts dinner at The Drake and a concert at the historic Tower Theatre in...

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The Value of Friends DEAR READERS: Ruth Thompson, of Oklahoma City, recently gave me a newspaper clipping from The Oklahoman....

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Cooking classes

Wednesday Building Soups with Stock: chef Jonathan Krell, 6:30 p.m., International Pantry, $45. German Chocolate Cake: Vera...

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Chipotle launches 'Guac Mode' and is giving away free guacamole. How to get the freebie

Let San Francisco have the $15 avocado toast. Chipotle has a deal for the rest of us: free guac.

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As Americans sour on milk, could these famous dairy brands disappear from your fridge?

Americans have soured on traditional milk, and the fallout is spilling into the dairy aisle.

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Pick a Valentine's Day wine that's as romantic as your mood

Don't judge a book by its cover or a wine by its label. Except when it makes perfect sense to do just that — such as on...

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With no added sugar, these fruit and nut energy bars are a smarter on-the-go snack

I've rarely met a packaged energy bar I've liked. They are almost always too something — too sweet, too pasty, too...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Good chicken enchiladas DEAR MELBA: These enchiladas are a little different and, of course, good. CHICKEN ENCHILADAS •1/4 cup...

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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Cooking classes

Thursday Bananas Foster: Peter Schaffer, 6:10 to 9:10 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Intro to Cookie Decorating: Christina Hopper....

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Pop-up from the past(a)

Chef Christine Dowd and partner Maggie Howell will resuscitate their Trattoria il Centro restaurant for a two-night pop-up to...

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Oklahoma's Little Italy loses one of its giants, Sam Lovera

Sam Lovera, owner of Lovera's Italian Market in Krebs, passed away at the age of 63.

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#ThrowbackThursday: Girl Scout cookie tradition continues

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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Old Bay hot sauce is here: McCormick launches new way to season wings ahead of Super Bowl

Old Bay seasoning is taking on a new form ahead of the Super Bowl, at least temporarily.McCormick launched a hot sauce version...

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Cooking classes

Thursday Macarons, Not Macaroons: Karen Flores, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Saturday Spaghetti & Meatball...

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Cream of the drop: Recipe yields tender biscuit

Using cream as both the fat and liquid in this recipe yields a supremely tender, rich biscuit. With no cutting in of...

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Melba's Swap Shop

HELP YOUR NEIGHBOR DEAR MELBA: Here's an answer to ideas about how to help our neighbors. To help someone you know who can't...

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Food Dude: Focusing on Flavor for Black History Month

Black History Month begins Saturday, giving me a great opportunity to share dishes from some of the city's top culinary talent...

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Another chicken sandwich clash? McDonald's is making two new dishes available nationwide

If you like chicken, you'll be loving McDonald's new limited-time breakfast menu items.

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OKC restaurant review: Mary Eddy's mostly hits the mark

Mary Eddy's Kitchen x Lounge pleases the senses and has solid service, but falls short of hitting the mark when it comes to a...

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Why you should drink water first thing every day

There’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for how much water is needed every day, but starting off with water can have...

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State Supreme Court strikes down liquor law

Oklahoma’s alcohol distribution system is set for yet another monumental change after the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down a...

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Norman store to host Good Neighbor Mixer on Jan. 10

NORMAN — STASH will host a Good Neighbor Mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10 at 412 E Main St. as part of Norman's 2nd Friday Art...

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Crispy-skinned sheet-pan chicken and cabbage scores high on flavor and low on effort

Three things that make me very happy: simple, sheet pan and supper. Add "scrumptious" to that list and you have an apt...

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An easy weeknight beef and broccoli stir-fry recipe you'll make again and again

$42.50. That was the grand total for the last dinner I ordered using one of my favorite food apps. Granted, that fed two. And,...

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Social finds its footing despite shifting sands

When Jame and Jordan Winteroth opened their first restaurant, Social Deck and Dining, in December of 2018, they had enough...

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Cooking Classes

Wednesday Caramel Sauce from Scratch: Peter Schaffer, 6:10 to 9:10 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Thursday Macarons, Not Macaroons:...

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From Edmond to your TV: Dippin' Dots CEO to appear on 'Undercover Boss'

"Undercover Boss" fans will recognize a popular product on Wednesday, the ice cream of the future, and may even recognize a...

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Keto diet isn’t the answer for weight loss, experts say. Here’s what is

The diet has been associated with effective weight loss, but it doesn’t necessarily get the approval from doctors.

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Parrott wins Brigade 405's 2020 Meatloaf Challenge

The Oklahoman's friendly neighborhood Food Dude, Dave Cathey, has the latest news from the 405 diningscape, including a...

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Norman Chocolate Festival is a day for the delectable

Looking over his voting card for best dish, Cooper Hanchett asks if a vote for the Okie Baking Co. would be breaking any...

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Survey: What is your favorite Icy Drink or Slurpee flavor?

The Oklahoman's Jack Money reported Texas-based 7-Eleven Inc., an international company that operates more than 70,000 stores...

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Survey: The best taco truck in Oklahoma City

The Oklahoman's Josh Dulaney wanted to see how far $20 would go at Oklahoma City's taco trucks for an upcoming issue of The...

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Not all Girl Scout cookies are the same. Which ones are you getting?

For many places around the country, it’s Girl Scout Cookie season – time to break out the Samoas and Tagalongs.Or, are they...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 18, 2020: Snack for a good cause at the Norman Chocolate Festival

The festival is organized by the Norman Parent Teacher Association. Proceeds from the event will support education in Norman...

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Most coffee makers are crawling with germs and growing mold, experts say. Here’s why

Have you ever thought about how dirty your home or office coffee maker can get after all those uses?

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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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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THE MAIN INGREDIENT MUST BE? DEAR MELBA: I've made some changes from the original recipe, and made up the name of this rum cake...

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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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Cooking Classes

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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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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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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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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Burger Pig is makin' bacon, and Chinese New Year celebrations begin

The Oklahoman's Food Dude Dave Cathey has the latest news from the 405 diningsphere, including a partial tasting tour of Parlor...

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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...

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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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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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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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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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