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Step-by-step tips for making Baranek, or traditional butter lambs

04/01/2015 07:46 AM EDT
FLORIDA — Please pass the lamb of God, well the butter lamb that is. At Easter celebrations around the region this weekend, amid the colored eggs and traditional ham and links of kielbasa, there will probably be a block of butter, shaped like a lamb, taking center stage, especially at homes of Polish or Eastern European decent. 
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Margaret Button: Easter treats mark holiday
03/31/2015 11:42 AM EDT - Seeing as how this is April Fool's Day, I was going to wax on about the practical jokes of years gone by, but I realized two things — no one really celebrates April Fool's Day like they did back in the day, and I didn't have any recipes with a practical-joke vibe. Full Story

Condiments add flavor, few calories to Passover dish
03/31/2015 12:40 PM EDT - When I was growing up, my family celebrated both Jewish and Christian holidays. Full Story

Carrot cake waffles fun breakfast dish
04/01/2015 07:45 AM EDT - This Easter, we've decided you can have cake for breakfast. After all, it is a holiday that's already loaded with treats, so why not embrace the sweeter side of every meal. Full Story

Light and airy meringue cake
03/31/2015 12:40 PM EDT - It's just not Easter without some sort of coconut dessert, whether it's a classic Southern coconut cake or a creamy coconut chocolate egg. Full Story

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Judge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A treasure hunter's effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge. Full Story
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Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. Full Story
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Will Forte and January Jones dating

Forte, a former Lafayette resident, has been stepping out with his 'Last Man on Earth' co-star, reports say.