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The art and science of smoking foods

Today, smoking is so much more than an age-old technique for preserving, tenderizing and adding flavor to food; it’s also the subject of festivals, clubs, organizations and competitions. People are smoking cheese, fruits, nuts, vegetables, salt and whatever else they can get their hands on. So let’s explore the wonderful world of smoking.

Understanding employment law

When we say someone has discriminating taste, we usually consider it a compliment. But that’s about the end of the positive interpretation of discrimination. Obviously, it is illegal to discriminate when you hire, fire, promote or provide benefits to employees if you do so based on age, race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, national origin or disability.

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To build a terrific wine list takes time, energy, money, talent and attitude, so most good lists are in a constant state of becoming. If a restaurant rests on its laurels (or in this case its vines), it risks losing customers, as they may perceive the wine list as stale. Here are some things to consider.

The earnings results did, however, exceed analysts’ expectations of 49 cents per share, according to a Thompson Reuters poll. Cost-cutting measures,...