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Dear Abby: Canoodling stops so wife can take call

Dear Abby: Canoodling stops so wife can take call

Husband upset that a hanky-panky session was interrupted for idle chit-chat with their adult daughter....
Stress, anxiety — Understanding reasons behind college weight gain

Stress, anxiety — Understanding reasons behind college weight gain

Students arriving at school might be used to a house full of groceries, regular home-cooked meals and even portions doled out by parents....
Makeup artist gives herself horrifying monster makeovers

Makeup artist gives herself horrifying monster makeovers

She loves doing them because “there is no limit to what you can create.”...
Mom-speed-dating video will leave you in stitches

Mom-speed-dating video will leave you in stitches

Of all the struggles of motherhood -- sleepless nights, potty training, answering what feels like a million requests a day from tiny dictators -- there's another hard aspect of...
Family poses for epic 'Addams Family'-themed Halloween photos

Family poses for epic 'Addams Family'-themed Halloween photos

They're creepy, and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky....
You won’t believe the secret ingredient in these cheese straws

You won’t believe the secret ingredient in these cheese straws

The South is credited with creating the cheese straw but no one knows who, where or why exactly. There is one vague story about leftover cheese being added to biscuit dough to make...
Flexible frittata is thick, satisfying omelet

Flexible frittata is thick, satisfying omelet

What to do on a busy weeknight when you poke your head into the fridge and discover a variety of souvenirs left over from previous meals – including veggies, protein and starch?...
Ginger tea is a soothing drink

Ginger tea is a soothing drink

With the arrival of the cold-and-cough season, you may be thinking about cooking up a big batch of chicken soup as a cure for what ails us. I love the stuff, too, but I suggest you...
Get creative with cauliflower

Get creative with cauliflower

Food writers (and I include myself) are often talking about what new things you can do with that package of chicken breasts or that pound of ground beef to get out of the same-old,...
Carnival decorations abound

Carnival decorations abound

Films, TV shows and stories, including the current hits It and American Horror Story, have long imagined a dark side to circuses and side shows. No surprise then that they’re a...
Get clean with some homemade detergent

Get clean with some homemade detergent

When I’m getting my hair cut or I’m at the feed store, I wonder if anyone will notice the mud on my boots or crusted dirt on my cargo pants.Cargo pants, with their many pockets,...
Zach Engel, James Beard award-winning chef, joins Alon Shaya's new culinary company

Zach Engel, James Beard award-winning chef, joins Alon Shaya's new culinary company

Last week, the chef Alon Shaya officially launched his own culinary company, Pomegranate Hospitality, following his departure from the Besh Restaurant Group....
Rare bourbon hunters polish off

Rare bourbon hunters polish off "the dusties," break open collections for a cause at a new New Orleans event

Whiskey doesn’t go bad. Soon though, a whole lot of especially rare examples are about to do some good....
California restaurant proudly uses Popeyes chicken — and sells it at $13 a pop

California restaurant proudly uses Popeyes chicken — and sells it at $13 a pop

Remember the old slogan, “Love that chicken from Popeyes?” One California restaurant loves Popeyes Louisiana Chicken so much that it is buying it and serving it to its customers....
To build a better po-boy, Avery's on Tulane started with one essential ingredient: the regulars

To build a better po-boy, Avery's on Tulane started with one essential ingredient: the regulars

The roast beef on “the sandbag” po-boy at Avery’s on Tulane is a mix of irregular strands and falling-apart bits, like it’s been simmering on your grandmother’s back burner all...
The Grille, a spinoff from the Riverbend landmark Camellia Grill, expands in Metairie

The Grille, a spinoff from the Riverbend landmark Camellia Grill, expands in Metairie

The name of a new diner now taking shape in Metairie may not be a household word. But some of the Grille’s specialties of pecan pie, chocolate freezes and chili...
Take a look inside Stab's Prime Steak & Seafood, now open in Baton Rouge

Take a look inside Stab's Prime Steak & Seafood, now open in Baton Rouge

Restaurateur Wayne Stabiler's latest concept is now open....
Horoscopes: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Horoscopes: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Soon, you'll go from stealing the show to having your own show. But you're not quite ready for either one yet. Quiet observation and careful listening...
Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we go to bed at night. Saturday afternoon, we had "nothin' to do," so I...
Smoke BBQ: A 'backyard warrior' goes pro in Audubon

Smoke BBQ: A 'backyard warrior' goes pro in Audubon

He's gone pro with Smoke BBQ, setting up at 34 W. Merchant St. in Audubon, Camden County. The contemporary decor has been lightly changed from the space's last tenant, Crux Cafe....
Abby: Afternoon delight ends as wife stops to take call

Abby: Afternoon delight ends as wife stops to take call

There was no important matter, just idle chit-chat...
Doc: When starting a medication, watch for new symptoms

Doc: When starting a medication, watch for new symptoms

A wise clinician asks about any adverse effects, and specifically about common ones...
Doc: Marijuana not an ideal anxiety treatment option

Doc: Marijuana not an ideal anxiety treatment option

Strains have different levels of THC and CBD, and the amount per gram of plant material changes from plant to plant...
Woman is looking for love in all the wrong places

Woman is looking for love in all the wrong places

I’ve been trying online dating for the past few years, but I always get dumped....
Son wants to cure father of serial infidelity

Son wants to cure father of serial infidelity

I’m wondering the best way to confront my father about his behavior in respect to women....
Katy woman calls herself a 'thriver' after cancer

Katy woman calls herself a 'thriver' after cancer

Iris Gerken of Katy compares having cancer to clarifying butter in which the elements separate and the cook takes what she needs. "Cancer burned away the things I didn't need,"...
TWA Hotel takes shape in New York City

TWA Hotel takes shape in New York City

A mod new airport hotel and unusual sales office in Manhattan are catching eyes in New York City. Seen it? ...
A Charlotte shop is selling clothes from Rascal Flatts’ personal wardrobes

A Charlotte shop is selling clothes from Rascal Flatts’ personal wardrobes

A Charlotte consignment shop is selling 1,000 pieces of clothing worn by members of country music trio Rascal Flatts....
Orlando will have the world's first Airbnb-branded apartments

Orlando will have the world's first Airbnb-branded apartments

We all know staying at a Walt Disney World Resort can be magical, but when it comes to finding the right accommodations for a trip (especially a family trip), there's no such thing...
It's Pumpkin Spice Week. Here's what that means

It's Pumpkin Spice Week. Here's what that means

Welcome to Pumpkin Spice Week.According to data from restaurant management platform Upserve, this week will be the peak time of year for all things pumpkin spice flavored. Prepare...
Road trip from the Southland: Las Vegas, Utah and Arizona

Road trip from the Southland: Las Vegas, Utah and Arizona

In Southern California, road trips are like onions. They're good year round. Well, as long as you don't venture too far....
Khloe Kardashian, Emma Grede launch a women's denim line 'with a purpose'

Khloe Kardashian, Emma Grede launch a women's denim line 'with a purpose'

Khloe Kardashian and Emma Grede launched a new women's denim line with a purpose....
Vineyard owners share stories of loss and salvation amid wine country wildfires

Vineyard owners share stories of loss and salvation amid wine country wildfires

California wildfires affect wineries and homeowners in the Napa and Sonoma Counties....
Canadian horse checks in to pet-friendly Super 8 motel

Canadian horse checks in to pet-friendly Super 8 motel

A Kentucky motel's pet-friendly policy was put to the test earlier this month when an Ontario woman checked her horse into a room on her way to a competition....
A shocking number of Americans have never looked at their credit report — that's good news for cybercriminals

A shocking number of Americans have never looked at their credit report — that's good news for cybercriminals

If you thought the Equifax data breach was scary, this statistic should scare you even more...
The economics of having twins

The economics of having twins

How your personal finances change after having children....
31 artworks raised almost £2 million for Grenfell Tower survivors at an auction in London

31 artworks raised almost £2 million for Grenfell Tower survivors at an auction in London

The auction included works by A-list artists including Wolfgang Tillmans, Antony Gormley, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread....
Some retailers are selling an Anne Frank Halloween costume — and people are appalled

Some retailers are selling an Anne Frank Halloween costume — and people are appalled

People are shocked that a popular retailer is selling an Anne Frank Halloween costume, which they claim is insensitive and offensive....
Starbucks baristas are already dreading the chain's Halloween-themed twist on the Unicorn Frappuccino, the drink that was made to take over Instagram

Starbucks baristas are already dreading the chain's Halloween-themed twist on the Unicorn Frappuccino, the drink that was made to take over Instagram

Starbucks is hoping to recreate the madness of the Unicorn Frappuccino with a spooky, Halloween-themed beverage....