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This August 3, 2015 photo shows inside out apple crumble in Concord, NH. Apples are a great healthy choice. One small apple has about 80 calories and delivers great vitamins and 4 grams of fiber. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

When the apple itch strikes, make this easy baked treat

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

During my freshman year at the University of Vermont, I became a pro at apple picking and at cooking up all those apples I picked. I probably know at least 20 different ways to bake an apple! So ever since college, it just doesn’t feel like fall without a slew of apple recipes rotating through my kitchen. Luckily, apples are …

A dish that does double duty

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

I confess: I am somewhat of a lazy cook. It is not that I am willing to cut corners and sacrifice good technique; instead my …

Fast-food’s new target: the snack attack

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack. After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to …

McDonald’s, Tyson cut ties with farmer tied to abuse video

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

McDonald’s and its supplier Tyson Foods say they’ve cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with a hidden camera that the group said showed abusive practices at its farm. The video was released by Mercy for Animals, an animal rights group …

Kraft Heinz recalls more than 2M pounds of turkey bacon

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Kraft Heinz Foods Co. is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products that may be unsafe because they could possibly spoil before the “Best When Used By” date. The US. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said that it has received reports of …

Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

This probably isn’t what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald’s to join forces to create a “McWhopper.” In full-page newspaper, Burger King recently said it’s …

PHOTOS: Hopkinton State Fair prep

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Preparations for this year’s Hopkinton State Fair were in full swing on Tuesday. Midway rides were being assembled, vendors began setting up booths and housing was being readied for livestock. The fair opens Friday and runs through Monday. …

Fall Movie Preview: Abrams on keeping ‘Star Wars’ grounded

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Imagine for a moment the peculiar experience of finding yourself in the Arabian desert, telling C3PO what to do. Such was the case for J.J. Abrams, who – despite his own trepidation – stepped into George Lucas’ space …

Proposed racing museum in Loudon plans for ground-breaking

Sunday, August 30, 2015

As plans for a motorsports museum in New Hampshire formed in recent years, the collection of vehicles and memorabilia for the not-yet-built facility accumulated. “People are literally coming to us saying, ‘Can I get my car in your …

‘Compton’ tops box office for 3rd week; ‘War Room’ surprises

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Christian drama War Room made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron’s music drama We Are Your Friends fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton keeps chugging along. Universal’s Straight Outta Compton …

Make colorful, splashy keepsakes with mosaic

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Anne Marie Price taught herself mosaic art, creating intricate designs and portraits with cut pieces of stained glass. Recently, she began balancing her usual large projects with smaller ones: She turns her mosaic touch to smooth stones that …

Doctors recommend early exposure to prevent peanut allergies

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A pediatricians’ group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn 1. The guidance is in response to a major allergy study published earlier this year that found …

About 4,400 lawn mowers recalled due to gas tank leak

Sunday, August 30, 2015

About 4,400 ride-on lawn mowers are being recalled because the gas tank can leak and cause a fire. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said that Scag Power Equipment, the maker of the lawn mowers, received five reports from customers of a gas tank leak. No injuries were …