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Odd couples: The art of food pairing can result in delicious dishes

There’s peanut butter and jelly, fish and lemon and burgers with cheese. But not all food pairings are so easy. Pairing beets with chocolate, for instance, might seem unusual at first glance, but it works beautifully in a cake, said Ally Slayden, baker and owner of Pittsburgh’s The Butterwood Bake Consortium. The beets add an earthiness and make the cake dense and moist.

Family

Teen nap clubs at school? You’ve got to be kidding me

You’ve got to be kidding me: High schools are now providing safe spaces where sleep-deprived teens, whose milquetoast parents will not insist that they turn off their connections, turn out their lights, and turn in to bed at a decent hour, can take a 20- to 30- minute nap during school hours.

Health & Medicine

How to support family and friends experiencing depression

Depression is an illness affecting about 16 million people in the United States each year. While effective treatments are available, unfortunately, the stigma of being seen as weak, inadequate or broken prevents many from seeking care. Family and friends of those experiencing depression can help reduce that stigma by understanding the illness and supporting loved ones as they seek treatment.

Videos

The LexGo Eat team shares food, beer and restaurant news

Food news this week includes West Sixth introducing a new beer, Bluegrass Farmers' Market announcing opening day, IGA coming to Romany Road and much more with the LexGo Eat team and special guest sports reporter Josh Moore.
Caitlyn Stroh Special to The Herald-Leader
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The LexGo Eat team shares food, beer and restaurant news

In icy weather, walk like a penguin 0:33

In icy weather, walk like a penguin

The 12 Days of Christmas — Kentucky style 0:49

The 12 Days of Christmas — Kentucky style

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The LexGo Eat team shares food news, restaurant openings