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    Affton Diner’s fried potatoes take multiple steps to perfect | Food and cooking

    The flavors and colors of Italy shine in the Crispy Shrimp Napoli at Bravo Cucina with its delightfully complex red charred tomato sauce, delicately coated butterfly shrimp, and bright green sliced onions.  Photo by Pat Eby Yield: Serves 8 as a shared appetizer 1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp, size 16-20 per pound, tails removed and bodies butterflied ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (divided) 1 (10-ounce) can fire-roasted tomatoes, well-drained 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt (divided) 1 teaspoon black pepper (divided) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon honey  Read More

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    Food-preparing tips help keep diners safe

    The holiday season is here, and during the covid-19 pandemic, there are many tips for having healthy holidays, according to Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County family and consumer sciences agent. “Food safety is most important after abiding by covid guidelines such as limiting the size of family gatherings. Freezing leftovers will save dollars for Christmas. And who wants to try new recipes for leftovers?” Kizer said. Before shopping, people should make sure the refrigerator is set at 40 degrees F. or lower. Store meat and poultry in the plastic bags provided at the meat counter. Place in the lowest drawer   Read More

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