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The Weekly Dish
6:49 am
Tue May 5, 2015

It's all Greek to me!

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This weekend every May, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church on Highland hosts the Memphis Greek Festival.

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Life Matters
6:49 am
Wed April 29, 2015

A Balanced Diet for Healthier Eating

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When you sit down for a meal or snack, do you ever think about what you’re getting nutrition-wise?

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The Weekly Dish
6:51 am
Tue April 28, 2015

A Spicy Grilled-Cheese Variation

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There is no better comfort food than warm melted cheese oozing between two slices of crisp buttered bread…that is unless you make it ultra-indulgent by using pimento cheese!

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FOOD
7:30 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Chicken Wings in a Pulled Pork Town? Jennifer Biggs Says Wings are Taking Flight

Once considered a humble -- if messy -- finger food, chicken wings and drummies are on the rise even in Memphis' best barbecue joints.

Commercial Appeal food critic Jennifer Biggs says that wings have come along way from the spicy, fried and sauced appetizer that originated in Buffalo in the 1960s. Memphis restaurants now serve them in a variety of styles, though it's not uncommon to smoke them. After all, Memphis is where smoked meat is king.

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CITY FINANCES
7:30 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Casting a Wider Net: The High Cost of Policing

Commercial Appeal investigative reporter Beth Warren.

The Memphis Police Department accounts for 40 percent of the city's budget. Reporter Beth Warren explains the price tag and the product.

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