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Breakfast is the most important meal--at least that's what those in positions of nutritional authority have always told us. Whether it's bacon and eggs, a bowl of cereal, toast and jelly, or the longtime American favorite pancakes smothered in syrup, it's the food that sets the course (and t…

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Forget the robbins, roving lawn companies or rising hemlines. In Boise, the true sign that the season is changing is the return of annual cultural food festivals.

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There's more to Boise than plentiful recreation opportunities and friendly faces—Taste208 is a delectable reminder that Boise has an emerging culinary scene, as well.

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Your daily bread is no mere mystery. How carbohydrates and proteins add up to the texture of steamed broccoli, the tenderness of a grilled salmon steak or the smell of fresh-baked lasagna is a phenomenon verging on the indescribable. In the eyes of the food connoisseur, meals are miracles.

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Shake the Boise humdrum this weekend by taste-testing the best chili in the Boise Basin. It's not an officially sanctioned competition, but that doesn't mean the food at the 27th annual Chili Cook-Off isn't awesome. Think of it as an opportunity to pretend to be a culinary expert.

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Little about American football can be as satisfying or as delicious as the menu of snacks served at any game night party. With the annual culmination of the NFL season just around the corner, Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, at the New Orleans Superdome, preparation for assembling one's o…

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For most of the year, booze and ice are buds. They mellow out in highballs, shake their stuff in martinis and chill in coolers. But come winter, liquor likes to crank up the heat. From Spanish coffees to hot toddys to buttered rums, nothing licks a winter chill like a steaming cup of hot hoo…

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Nothing tastes better than a tomato or strawberry picked fresh from a backyard garden. Maintaining a home garden can be challenging, but seeing a reduction in monthly food budgets makes it easy to forget the hours of tilling dirt and pesky insect invasions.

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We've come a long way since the dark days of the American happy hour, when cocktail weenies, cold nachos and corn nuts mingled with a two-for-one-fueled, pre-dusk buzz. Thankfully, more sophisticated fare like Spanish tapas has seeped into this once stolid nightly ritual, giving the best mod…


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