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April 17, 2002

Wedding cake couture   Today's cakes range from the unique (think Martha Stewart) to the sleek (think Vera Wang wedding gowns). And then there's Krispy Kreme. Story

[Times photo: Fraser Hale]

How do you make meatloaf?
Meatloaf is like a snowflake. No two are ever alike.

The ancient taste of Morocco
Toasted organic argan oil, made from the fruit of a thorny tree found in southwest Morocco, is being introduced to this country by an Oldsmar couple.

The Nibbler: Pete & Shorty's finds a comfortable niche
Sliders, fried hot dogs, loose meat and egg cheese sandwiches, creme soda floats and small beer for $1.35. What more could an ordinary Joe -- or George (as in Steinbrenner) -- want?

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Ask the Dietitian: Some daily tips for reducing cholesterol
Question: When a person finds out that he has high cholesterol, the first thing a doctor wants to do is put him on a drug program to lower the readings. That often means avoiding foods high in fat and cholesterol. Please tell your readers what foods we should be eating on a daily basis. H.A.

You Asked For It: It tastes like you're eating at Olive Garden
Mary Jump found two Zuppa Toscana recipes on the Internet that are attributed to the Olive Garden Restaurant.

Uncorked: Tastings invoke new respect for merlot
Continuing its way around Tampa Bay, the spring wine caravan holed up in posh digs at Sarasota's Ritz Carlton and then pitched its tents outside SideBern's restaurant in Tampa this past weekend.

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