Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...fiscal year with $400 million less revenue than expected, Hoffbeck said.For lawmakers gathered in Anchorage, that's a grim cherry atop a sour financial sundae that already has the state taking in billions of dollars less than it is spending.Only the state's...
Fresh cherries better than cough drops

...crisp, sweet cherry. It is a pleasure...fleetingly each year. Cherries are a be the best cherry for eating. Rainier cherries were originally...knife. Sweet Cherry Fruit Salad with...Dressing 2 cups cherries, pitted 1 small...
Gimme a Smile: Unsolved Mysteries: The Kitchen Edition

...leading culprits in the obesity epidemic? Experts agree that cherries are a healthy summertime snack that contributes to the recommended...same olive oil, heat it to boiling and drop in those very cherries, wrapped in a pastry dough to form a pie, you end up with...
Putting up your own fish: Part VI Brining and Smoking

...there's lots of it around, or mesquite; a bolder smoke, or hickory, somewhere between alder and mesquite, or cherry or apple. Cherry is a milder smoke, apple's more bitter. A few woods, like elderberry, have toxins in the wood. With so...
Parallels in plant and animal reproduction

...I thought of plants simply as green things that we sometimes ate, or mowed down every week or so, or from which we picked cherries and apples. At some point, I realized that they also provided perches for birds and nesting places for gray squirrels. But...
John Daugherty

"The sweet things in life, to you were just loanedSo how can you lose what you've never owned?Life is just a bowl of cherries,So live and laugh at it all."Like the lyrics of his favorite song, John Daugherty took life as it came, most often in...
Winter damage can be minimized by prompt action

...many otherwise hardy plants out of dormancy and then shocked them into fatal temperature traumas. Japanese maples, flowering cherries and crabapples, even early flowering Japanese quinces that had been planted in yards 40 years before were killed all over...
Adam Matthias Greenwald

...all processed and put away for later enjoyment, he could be seen out working in the garden and picking berries, apples, cherries or plums.Adam was not one to keep his knowledge to himself. He eagerly shared his "secrets" of smoking and drying fish...
Dirt Girl: Sandy's tomatoes

...well without the heat of the greenhouse.Sandy likes the Belconi variety. They are small tomatoes, a little bigger than a cherry tomato that can be red or yellow. The Glacier variety was doing well and producing large tomatoes and the Manitoba also seemed...
Becoming Alaskan: Pack on your trip, not for it

...happen), there is no measure of sitting on your suitcase or yanking on your zipper that will convince your bag to close? The cherry on top - at the end of your vacation all those clothes you brought from home, but never wore, are staring you in the face...


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