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Chicago, New York and Boston Highlights

Prepare for the annual return of the famous S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna-sponsored Italian chef congress Identita Golose, as it makes an exciting foray stateside this October. Increasing its American presence the haute cuisine congress will take on three USA cities this year: Boston, Chicago and New York. Unmissable masterclasses, seminars …

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Made in Maryland: Meet the creators of unique home accents

Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun Nasira Latif, right, and Raina Smallwood think it’s important to express yourself through your home. The two own Cedar & Cotton, a home furnishing business offering restored, reupholstered and handmade goods. “We feel like a good comfortable home should be something that’s accessible,” Latif …

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Say A Little Less, Mean a Little More

photo adapted / Horia Varlan Understatement. Sometimes, it’s just the thing. At certain points in your novel, in an effort to be explicit, you might be creating barriers of words that keep the reader from fully entering the story. They shouldn’t have to sift through the rubble of your exploded …

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Sip in style with bar accessories from Baltimore-area stores

Blooomingdale’s collaborated with Cuisinart to create this stainless steel compact wine cellar. It fits into most spaces, and it holds up to 18 750-milliliter bottles. About 23.5 inches by 13.5 inches by 43 inches. $475 at Bloomingdale’s, 5300 Western Ave. NW, Chevy Chase Village. 240-744-3700 or bloomingdales.com. Blooomingdale’s collaborated with …

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7 Must-Try Ways of Cooking Pumpkin Seeds

Did you know pumpkin seeds are one of the top seeds you should be eating? That’s because they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help boost your immune system. You can reap the benefits by munching on plain pumpkin seeds but that can get boring quick. So how …

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