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July 29, 1997 | JIM MacMILLAN/ DAILY NEWS
Reacting to the heat, firefighters emerge into the sunlight after battling a 4:45 p.m. blaze in three-story twin house in the 5200 block of Ridge Avenue yesterday. There were no injuries.
FOOD
June 21, 1989 | By Merle Ellis, Special to the Daily News
Bonifacio Guenechea is a very generous man, and has some very special cooking ware. I first met "Boni" only a few months back when I borrowed three of his pans to cook a benefit beach party for Cystic Fibrosis at my brother's home in the Florida Keys. Boni's pans (he calls them "Magic-Pans") are giant paella pans that come with their own butane burner and tripod, and are perfect for cooking for a crowd. With three of them, I cooked beef, chicken and Florida lobster for 250 people in just over an hour.
FOOD
November 13, 2008
Green eggs and pan We haven't had great luck with nonstick pans. But our initial experience with Cuisinart's new "Green Gourmet" skillet was promising. Not only does it fry an egg without butter, but the cleanup is a cinch. Cuisinart says the nonstick surface is a petroleum-free, ceramic-based material, not the Teflon-style stuff said to harm the environment. Its other eco-friendly claims? The packaging is 100 percent recycled, and the pan needs less energy to stay hot. A subtle snap The cooler weather calls for these thin and crispy Swedish cookies, crackling with ginger, cinnamon and cloves.
SPORTS
September 26, 1988 | From Inquirer Wire Services
Athletes apparently are growing weary of the food in the Olympic Village. For breakfast, the menu is usually scrambled powdered eggs and overcooked bacon. For lunch and dinner, the choice is varied but straight, solid food without frills. Roast pork and chicken do not meet the needs of some athletes. Nor does the eternal noodle, American-style coffee or Korean-style ginseng tea. "That's the complaints we've been getting most of," said Anne Beddow of the International Olympic Committee.
NEWS
January 19, 2012
JEANNETTE, PA. - A western Pennsylvania man found not guilty of beating his very intoxicated fiancée with a frying pan will still spend 20 to 60 months in prison for fighting with an officer who arrested him. Westmoreland County prosecutors charged Timothy Lenhart, 56, with attacking Jennifer Hix on July 10, 2010. About a year before that, Lenhart was acquitted of poking out Hix's eye with an umbrella, and he avoided conviction in the frying-pan attack because Hix testified that she couldn't remember the beating.
SPORTS
August 22, 1987 | By Ron Reid, Inquirer Staff Writer
Off the diamond, they are a charmingly fresh-faced troupe that might pass for those on a high school senior class trip. Young - as in naive, unspoiled and slightly innocent - is the definitive word for the baseball players representing the United States in the 10th Pan- American Games. How young? Well, the 20-man U.S. team that won the right to face Cuba in today's gold medal game with a 7-6 victory over Canada last night includes a half-dozen 19- year-olds and seven other players who are 20. Of the seven whose longevity has qualified them for such envied privileges as drinking beer legally in any state, two said goodbye to 21 some months ago. At a seasoned 23, outfielder Don Guillot of Port Isabel, Texas, is the most venerable member of coach Ron Fraser's flock.
FOOD
April 27, 1994 | by Anne B. Adams and Nancy Nash-Cummings, Special to the Daily News
Dear Anne and Nan: I have several old cast-iron frying pans that have a layer or two (or three or four) of stuff on the outside. I've been trying to get it off but gave up. A neighbor lady said it was old water buildup from years of sitting in water. (We found these at an old barn sale.) I love cast iron and would like to get them back into usable order. - Louise Fairbanks, Tecumseh, Mich. Dear Louise: The "old-timey" way of cleaning the crusty residue from cast-iron cooking utensils (and the one we've always used)
NEWS
January 11, 1992 | by Dave Racher, Daily News Staff Writer
A "kissing bandit" ended up in the frying pan after he broke into a 27- year-old woman's apartment in Oxford Circle on Nov. 19. "The victim struck him on the head with her frying pan," said Assistant District Attorney Gail Fairman yesterday. "That was after she kicked him in the groin, and he asked her to help him to get out of the apartment. " "'I didn't want to kill him," testified the woman during a preliminary hearing for Adam Ambrose, 27, of Hegerman Street near Tyson Avenue, Oxford Circle.
NEWS
October 9, 2015 | BY GARY THOMPSON, Daily News Staff Writer thompsg@phillynews.com, 215-854-5992
THE reimagined "Pan" takes place in a nutty new Neverland - so nutty it actually includes music from Nevermind. Yes, it's Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," chanted by captives as they mine pixie dust for Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman), the tyrannical pirate who has dominion over all things (except, apparently, his freakish wardrobe, hair and make-up). What sort of director would create a fantastical imaginary world, then risk deflating the illusion by bringing us back to earth with 1990s grunge?
REAL_ESTATE
June 7, 1991 | By Al Carrell, Special to The Inquirer
Leaking shower pans can cause quite a bit of damage, and many times you might not become aware of it for a long while. If the pan has to be replaced, you might be talking lots of money and a lot of work. But before you get into all that, you might want to try a little trick that many people have used successfully. No matter what kind of pan you have, you might be able to seal the tile surface without actually repairing the pan. If the grout joints are properly sealed, no water goes through and, therefore, there's no need for the pan. Plan on coating the entire tile shower floor and at least one row of tiles up on all the walls.
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FOOD
April 1, 2016
Makes 4 servings 3/4 cup white wine (use something Italian) 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (infused with fresh thyme is optional) 4 eggs 4 teaspoons garum 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a roasting pan with a dish towel. Fill the roasting pan halfway with very hot water (just shy of boiling). The towel inside the pan will prevent four ramekins from sliding around. Place one ramekin in the pan to make sure the water comes up to an inch below the top of the ramekin.
FOOD
March 25, 2016
Serves 12 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 2½ cups warm water 6½ to 7 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons salt 4 teaspoons olive oil 9 large eggs 2½ cups freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese ¼ pound provolone, chopped into small pieces ¼ cup ham steak, chopped into small pieces ¼ cup sweet sopressata, chopped into small pieces 1 egg beaten with 1 teaspoon water, for egg wash ...
FOOD
February 26, 2016
Serves 4 1/2 pound halloumi cheese 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup Dukkah 1. Drain the halloumi and slice it into four 1/2-inch thick portions. Pat the cheese slabs dry with paper towels. 2. Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. When it's just beginning to smoke, add the halloumi and cook for 2 minutes, or until well-browned on the bottom. Turn the halloumi slabs over with a spatula, taking care not to splash the hot oil. Brown them on the other side.
FOOD
February 19, 2016
Makes 18 servings 1 pound of unsalted butter, softened 11/2 cups of sifted 10X or confectioner's sugar (Sifting is a must, due to massive lumpage) 4 cups of flour 21/2 teaspoons of sea salt 1. Beat the butter and sugar with a mixer until fluffy. Then, I prefer to mix in the flour and salt by hand. This will avoid over mixing, potentially creating a tough cookie. (We may desire that quality in a person, but not in our shortbread.) 2. Line a 9x13-inch pan with parchment paper, the baker's best friend, leaving an overhang to facilitate removing the baked product.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 2016
Kim Kardashian is at it again, trying to get back her pre-pregnancy figure. She reportedly gained 60 pounds while pregnant with Saint West, her second child with husband Kanye West, and she has partnered with the Atkins brand to slim down again. I often criticize celebrities for their drastic approaches to weight loss and maintenance, but I have to applaud Kim's strategy here. Apparently, she relied on Atkins after her first child, daughter North, was born in 2013. According to reports, Kardashian has already dropped 30 pounds, with a goal of 40 more.
FOOD
January 29, 2016
I'm a sucker for a good can of tuna, and this recipe gives it a slightly sophisticated profile, with greens, eggs, and a bit of Parmesan cheese. It's quick to put together, and so pantry-friendly you might not even have to shop. You do need a jumbo-muffin pan. Tuna Spinach Tortas 4 to 6 servings   10 ounces frozen spinach, preferably in a bag rather than in a block Two 5-ounce cans tuna packed in olive oil 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1/2 cup plain panko (bread crumbs)
FOOD
January 7, 2016
Makes 4 servings / enough for 2 batches of socca 1½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 medium shallots, diced 1 packed tablespoon fresh sage leaves, chopped 4 cups cubed butternut or kabocha squash (about 1½ pounds) 3/4 cup no-sodium veggie broth ½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste Pinch of nutmeg 2 cups arugula 3 to 4 ounces goat cheese 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted in a dry skillet until golden brown Olive oil, to drizzle Fresh ground pepper 2 batches of socca (see recipe)
FOOD
November 13, 2015 | By Maureen Fitzgerald, Inquirer Food Editor
Each fifth grader from William H. Hunter Elementary School in Kensington had a different motivation for taking cooking lessons. "I wanted to learn how to cook more - and different things," said Janalys Torres, 11. "I wanted to help my mom in the kitchen," said Talitha Rivera, 10. "My mom gets scared when I cook," said Elias Figueroa, 10. "She's afraid I will burn down the house," he said. "I want to convince her I'm OK. " This class could accommodate them all, except for one minor detail: When one of their volunteer teachers, Kristin Stitz, practiced this week's chicken parm recipe at home, she started a fire in her oven.
NEWS
October 28, 2015 | By Andrew Seidman, Inquirer Trenton Bureau
Gov. Christie on Tuesday tapped a new state treasurer, filling one of several vacancies that opened in his cabinet after several officials left the administration in recent months. Ford M. Scudder, chief operating officer of Nashville-based Laffer Associates, will begin as treasurer next month, the governor's office said. He replaces Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, who left in July. Scudder is also a senior research analyst at Laffer Investments, an investment management firm. The company's founder, Arthur Laffer, who also founded the economic research and consulting firm Laffer Associates, was a key economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan, and is often called the father of supply-side economics - a theory that elevates the role of lowering taxes over government spending in stimulating economic growth.
NEWS
October 23, 2015
This recipe lives up to its source, Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day by Leanne Brown. BRUSSELS SPROUT HASH AND EGGS This simple concoction is great for brunch, a light lunch or a side. The sprouts get salty and tangy from the olives and lemon, then they crisp and caramelize on the bottom. Mix in the bit of fat from the egg yolk, and, wow, is this delicious. 1 pound Brussels sprouts Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon butter 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 6 olives, finely chopped 2 eggs Lemon juice, to taste Chop off the ends of the sprouts.
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