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Food & Drink

Best Bites: Snyder's Filled Pieces

Pretzel nuggets filled with peanut butter have been around for at least 20 years or so, but it's news when Snyder's of Hanover gets into the act. Like others before them, Snyder's has hollowed out little pretzelettes and filled the crisp, salty shell with lightly sweet peanut butter. These are among the world's best snacks, the perfect combination of flavors and textures, and with Snyder's making them they should be easily available to pretty much everyone, everywhere.

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5 Ways to spice up a white kitchen

All-white kitchens have been a classic choice over the past century. Still, their bright monotony has the potential to wear on people. If you're looking to add a little zest to your kitchen, any one of these five design strategies will do the trick.

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Elicio's Rose makes for good summer sipping

I found the perfect patio sipper. I was lured in by the beautiful salmon color of Elicio's Rose of grenache and syrah from France. Market District Wine Steward Jessica Goldbourn saw me reach for the bottle and started singing its praises. "One of my favorites!" Screw top, baby! Amazing value. So I took a bottle home and fell in love with the exhilarating aromas of Granny Smith apple, and Bosc pear. It was a feast for the senses. Lots of creamy strawberry and apple flavors in every sip. At $10.99, I was tickled pink.

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Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That's easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and you'll smoke out your family and any immediate neighbors. Sure, you could turn the heat down, though then you risk either ending up with a sad, gray piece of meat devoid of an evenly browned crust or a steak that is horribly overdone.

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‘Good food is good medicine.’ Meet UCD Med Center’s new chef

UC Davis Medical Center’s café has a new executive chef, Santana Diaz, who has started to incorporate the farm-to-fork moment into the hospital's meals for visitors and patients.