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Pork Quinoa Salad with Cherries

Pork Quinoa Salad with Cherries is a sweet-tart dish that can be served as an entrée or as a side. To make the recipe your own, try using different grains, dried fruits and nuts. Pork Quinoa Salad with Cherries Yield: 6 side dish servings, or 4 entrees 1 pound pork ... Read More »

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No-Bake Mac and Cheese with Crispy Crumb Topping

No-Bake Mac and Cheese with Crispy Crumb Topping from “The Dairy Good Cookbook: Everyday Comfort Food from America’s Dairy Farm Families,” is a streamlined version of a classic baked dish. Broiling the breadcrumb topping gives the dish the texture of baked mac and cheese in less time. No-Bake Mac and ... Read More »

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When Mercedes-Benz puts the AMG badge on a car, you know it means business! Yes, the C43 AMG doesn’t have a legendary bi-turbo V8, but it has AMG power, prestiege, exhilaration for a relatively cheap price. Traditionally when you see an AMG badge on a Mercedes, you can nearly double ... Read More »

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September Crazy Travel Roundup

Welcome to September travel. I was born on September 30th, nine months after New Year’s Eve, do the math, more than likely alcohol was involved in my conception. Three-quarters of the year has passed, and there’s no shortage of craziness. Club vixens rob old man after romping in hotel room – ... Read More »

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Coffee Ice Cream Pie

I missed National Coffee Day on Friday, but do we really need a designated non-holiday for an excuse to sample Coffee Ice Cream Pie? I think not. This recipe from Pillsbury.com is quick and easy. Coffee Ice Cream Pie Yield: 8-10 servings Crust: 30 thin chocolate wafers, crushed (about 1 ... Read More »

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The Vietnam War – Apology for not caring

Watching Ken Burns & Lynn Novick‎’s documentary, The Vietnam War, on PBS, brings back memories of my first Letter to the Editor, printed in the Orlando Sentinel circa 1982. Newly pregnant with my second child, full of emotions, mainly guilt, I watched the news coverage of the dedication of the ... Read More »

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George Maxey of New Town Success Zone Participates in TEDxFSCJ

George Maxey of New Town Success Zone Participates in TEDxFSCJ by William Jackson, My Quest To Teach #MyQuestToTeach George Maxey, Executive Director of New Town Success Zone,  Lashontah Holiday, Project Coordinator/Data Analysis Manager and William Jackson, Educator, Community Activist, Social Media Visionary with My Quest To Teach attended the TEDxFSCJ ... Read More »

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I think everyone should take a knee

The image of Jerry Jones, multi-millionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys football team kneeling on the field in solidarity with his players was heart-warming. I am sure that many similar, though not so public, displays went on recently and will continue to do so for a while, at least until ... Read More »

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St. Augustine’s Craft Distillery

I fancy myself as one that’s in the know. However, I didn’t know about the St. Augustine Distillery until a recent visit to Sams Club. Sams Club, where you can buy our booze in bulk and not look like you’re one step shy of a 12 step program. Honestly, their ... Read More »

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