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The Starving Chef Recipe: Creamy Tomato Soup

While the cold may linger for a few weeks longer, this silky-smooth tomato soup is the perfect transition between winter and spring. Creamy Tomato Soup Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 C sweet onion, roughly chopped5 cloves garlic, minced28 oz. canned whole San Marzano tomatoes1 t tomato...

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From hot cross buns to jumbo eggs and ham, Miles Farmers Market puts a fresh spin on traditional Easter fare

Every family has their own Easter and Passover traditions. Some color Easter eggs in bright pastel colors or dye them naturally in boiled onion skins with leaves and twigs leaving their prints behind in white. Others have traditions that focus on the meal, which typically features a delicious spiral ham, roast of lamb or kielbasa—usually...

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Here’s how Station 43 Tavern is turning up the spring sizzle

While temperatures are just starting to rise, the patio at Station 43 Tavern in Solon is already heating up. “Our patio is open throughout the year, weather permitting,” smiles Lisa Ross, part of the employee ownership team that includes Anthony Fiorelli. “Right now, people are flocking here to enjoy the warmer days. They just want to be...

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Miles Farmers Market now offers F-Bombs, delectable chocolate truffles concocted by local teacher Shannon Frei

Always spotlighting local vendors, Miles Farmers Market just started to sell chocolates that are handcrafted in small batches here in Northeast Ohio. Its newest product offering, F-Bombs, are delectable chocolate truffles concocted by Shannon Frei, a teacher who traded her schoolbooks for mixing bowls. Every family seems to have their own...

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The history of making wine

Early history of African Americans first mentioned vineyard workers for Thomas Jefferson who had hoped to produce wines similar to the French style that he loved. “There is little additional history of African Americans in the growing of grapes or the winemaking process until 1997, when New Orleans native Iris Rideau started her vineyard in...

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