• Pittsfield honors its fallen soldiers - 05/25/2015 01:36 PM EDT
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    Readers share their classic side salads for Memorial Day picnic

    05/20/2015 07:59 AM EDT
    If you're asked to bring the macaroni or potato salad to the Memorial Day picnic, you better bring the macaroni or potato salad. 
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    Party-pleasing sweet summer drinks
    05/19/2015 02:43 PM EDT - sangria Refreshing peachy sangria Mix: 1 Bottle of white wine of your choice; 1/2 cup Peach Schnapps; 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar; 2 sliced peaches (frozen works well); 1 sliced orange; 1/2 mango peeled and sliced; 1/2 liter of ginger ale. Full Story

    The Yankee Chef: Creamy and Crispy Blueberry Oatmeal
    05/19/2015 02:43 PM EDT - Creamy and Crispy Blueberry Oatmeal Ingredients: 2 cups apple juice; 1 cup rolled oats; 3/4 cup brown sugar, divided; 1/2 tsp each cinnamon and nutmeg; 2 cups frozen blueberries; 2 Tbls cornstarch; 1/2 cup plain yogurt Directions: Preheat broiler, placing the broiler rack at least 3 inches from heat source. Full Story

    Fish sauce adds depth of flavor to skirt steak
    05/19/2015 02:39 PM EDT - I'm pretty sure that if I let you sniff some fish sauce, it would be pretty hard to convince you to cook with it. Full Story

    Clams and linguine sets the mood for summer
    05/19/2015 02:39 PM EDT - Maybe it's because they remind me of the ocean, and the ocean reminds me of the beach, and the beach reminds me of summer. Full Story

  • Lenox festival to celebrate rhubarb - 05/19/2015 02:39 PM EDT
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    Egyptian woman arrested over racy music video

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who danced in a racy music video that went viral on the internet and referred her to misdemeanor court for "inciting debauchery. Full Story
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    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.