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CHEMICAL REACTION: How Our Green Lawns are Hurting Us
by David E. Jensen on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm
are all those green lawns really necessary nowadays, with their excessive water consumption and chemical runoff, and what are the alternatives?
Loving Parents Plan a 15,000 Mile Journey of Hope in Honor of Their Daughter that Passed Away from Cholangiocarcinoma
by Allison Deragon on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 am
Dave Fleischer, a volunteer and supporter of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF), plans to spend 6 weeks driving across the country to raise awareness of cancer that claimed the life of his daughter, Sarah Bennett.
HOPELESS RAMENTIC: 8 Rad Ramen Restaurants in Salt Lake
by Ted Scheffler on May 14, 2021 at 2:44 pm
If you need assistance sorting through the plethora of ramen eateries in and around SLC, I’m here to help. These are a few of my favorites.
How to Make Hushpuppies
by Ted Scheffler on May 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm
One of my favorite Southern-style side dishes is hushpuppies. I remember loving the hushpuppies at Long John Silver’s and I like to eat them with fried fish and seafood.
Stocking Up on Farm Fresh Produce and Foods from Bill White Farms Earthganic
by Ted Scheffler on May 14, 2021 at 1:00 am
You can stock up on everything from Bill White Farms’ “Earthganic” farm fresh eggs and fresh seafood, to savory soups, Italian sauces and meatballs, pizza kits, ground Mangalista pork, BBQ meatloaf dinners, breakfast/brunch packages, lobster tails, juicy steaks, organic lamb, desserts, pastries, and dozens of other top-quality foods to enjoy at home.
Bonterra 2020 Young Red
by Ted Scheffler on May 13, 2021 at 10:59 pm
Slightly chilled Bonterra 2020 Young Red would make a perfect partner for picnics, barbecues, Memorial Day celebrations, and for sipping on the summer patio. And yes, it’s a slam-dunk with Margherita pizza.
The Blue Plate Diner Closes and Local Businesses Continue to Suffer Due to Government “Kindness”
by Richard Markosian on May 13, 2021 at 4:21 pm
Two of the most iconic restaurants in Salt Lake City have permanently closed their doors. The Blue Plate Diner featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives; as well as the place that was nominated the “best cure for a hangover” Coachmans closed.
Ogden Group Foodscapes Yards into Edible Gardens
by Claire McArthur on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Foodscaping Utah formed in 2018 with the goal of helping other Ogden homeowners transform their lawns and other underutilized spaces into abundant edible gardens.
Urban Homesteading: Divest from Wall Street, Invest in Local Food
by Richard Markosian on May 10, 2021 at 8:53 pm
Urban Homesteading is not “tuning in and dropping out” — as the misguided back-to-the-land movement transpired in the 1960s, but it’s “tuning out and settling in” — tune out of the clamor, fear, and hysteria found on social media, and settle into your backyard garden, community gardens, container gardens, or local farmer’s market or farm-to-table restaurants. Divest from Wall Street chains and support local food.
A Brief History of the Great Salt Lake
by Richard Markosian on May 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm
From the 1880s to the 1950s, visitors and residents floated and swam in the Great Salt Lake. But due to years of dumping untreated sewage and wastewater into the lake, only brine shrimp consistently swim there today.