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Sharing meals leads to happy marriage of nearly 70 years

Norine Accurso, 89, of Leawood shares her recipes with Come into My Kitchen readers a second time around. The 89-year-old says the secret to a happy life is taking time to share meals together a family, including with husband and band leader Don Accurso. She may not be Italian by birth, but you’ll still want to try her recipe for Accurso’s Spaghetti and Meatballs.

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Meet the well-dressed wedge salad done five different ways

The classic wedge salad is only the tip of the iceberg lettuce story. Although less nutrient-dense than dark, leafy greens, iceberg can fill you up. See what the well-dressed wedge will be wearing this summer with these five recipes: Italian Wedge, Waldorf Wedge, Southwestern Wedge, Thai Wedge and Summer Wedge.

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Small garden has produced 40,000 pounds of food

The Cross-Lines Community Outreach garden in Kansas City, Kan., reached 40,000 pounds of harvested produce on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The garden has been providing food for people in the Armourdale area since 2007.
Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
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