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Chili Dog

No buns about it: National chili dog day is a the perfect time to reacquaint yourself with an all-American classic

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Staff Writer John Coffelt   Whether you call it a Coney dog, Texas dog or even the Michigan Coney, the consensus is that chili dogs are at the pinnacle of hot dog evolution. The venerable all-American dish, like other hot dog histories, is seeped in urban legend and short on facts. It seems, however, that while most hot dog historians (yes, there are some) agree that the Germans

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  • MCS holds WeCARE

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Local volunteers, staff and school administrators pause for a picture Saturday at the Manchester City School’s WeCARE event held at Westwood Middle School.  Before the event, long-time school administrator Gary Dyer spoke to the volunteers about the inaugural WeCARE, held after a 1994 conference attended by then Vice President Al Gore and President Bill Clinton. “They talked about what communities could do to build families to help give children, as

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  • We all scream for ice cream

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Adding salt

    Local dairy family’s simple peach ice cream recipe offers straight from the farm taste   STAFF WRITER john coffelt   For Ginny Burns, daughter of local farm-direct dairy provider Dennis and Lois Casey, of Casey Family Farms, freshness is a family legacy, so her go-to ice cream recipe is sure to deliver. “With the Cream Line Milk, you don’t need the cream because it has the cream in it,” Burns

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  • We all scream for ice cream

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Adding salt

    Local dairy family’s simple peach ice cream recipe offers straight from the farm taste   STAFF WRITER john coffelt   For Ginny Burns, daughter of local farm-direct dairy provider Dennis and Lois Casey, of Casey Family Farms, freshness is a family legacy, so her go-to ice cream recipe is sure to deliver. “With the Cream Line Milk, you don’t need the cream because it has the cream in it,” Burns

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  • WeCARE set to help 229 children

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:16 am

      Manchester City Schools will aid 229 children at the annual WeCARE event Saturday at Westwood Elementary School. “This is something that we take great pride in doing for our less fortunate students,” said Westwood Elementary and Middle Schools Family Resource Coordinator BJ Fann. Each year the community pulls together to help the less fortunate students start on an equal footing, said College Street Elementary School FRC director Diane Bouldin.

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  • Summer fun without the burn

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather, but sunburn can ruin your outdoor adventures. Here are a few hints, collected from medical experts, to help make your time in the sun burn free.   PREVENTION –much better than a cure One of the best ways to avoid the burn is to minimize exposure to the sun. That doesn’t mean skipping fun in the sun,

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  • Charcoal or gas?

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Firenight

    Which way do you fuel your fire?   Charcoal – The oldest cooking fuel source: basically, rekindle a piece of wood that has already been burned. Throw in some hardwood chips or sawdust to tweak the outcome.   According to “Barbeque – The History of Barbeque,” the first designer of charcoal briquettes was Ellsworth B. A. Zwoyer of Pennsylvania. The U.S. Patent Office holds one of his drawings of charcoal

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