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June Williamson, who runs the blog happythaigirl.com and has a book coming out with Cedar Fort Press next year, gave us her recipe for Red Thai Curry. (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Recipe: Red Thai Curry

June Williamson, who runs the blog happythaigirl.com and has a book coming out with Cedar Fort Press next year, gave us her recipe for Red Thai Curry. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Ingredients: 1 lb chicken (skinless, boneless, sliced, approx. 1-2 [...]
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Whoosh, Tyler!: From Lone Peak to the peak of college basketball, Haws is in a slam-dunk season

BYU star (and Alpine native) Tyler Haws will be filling up the baskets — and the seats — in the Marriott Center. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Move over, Jimmer. BYU fans thought they would never hear those words — not in the record books or [...]
Haws drives toward the basket in the Cougars' home game against the No. 13 ranked Utah Utes at the Marriott Center on Wednesday, Dec.10. (BYU Photo)

Haws, Collinsworth and Winder account for 50 points in hard loss to Utah

Tyler Haws drives toward the basket in the Cougars’ home game against the No. 13 ranked Utah Utes at the Marriott Center on Wednesday, Dec.10. (BYU Photo) The players won’t say it, but we all knew what the game meant to the Cougars. [...]
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Made in UV: Sunglasses, suits and more

These seven items were made in Utah Valley’s own backyard. With a wide range of talent, there is no need to shop anywhere else. Brand of Brothers Whether you prefer to protect your eyes from the best snow on earth or a tropical beach, three [...]
UVU Ballroom dancers Jose Esquivel and Michaela Gonzalez performed “Er Ren Zhuan” at the Professional Show Grand Theatre in China in July 2014. The next chance to watch their moves is their Christmas concert on Dec. 12-13 at UVU. (Photo courtesy UVU Ballroom team)

Let it dance: UVU Ballroom Dance Company holds Christmas concert

UVU Ballroom dancers Jose Esquivel and Michaela Gonzalez performed “Er Ren Zhuan” at the Professional Show Grand Theatre in China in July 2014. The next chance to watch their moves is their Christmas concert on Dec. 12-13 at UVU. (Photo [...]
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Taste of Thai: June Williamson is bringing exotic Thai flavors to Utah Valley tables

In addition to her kitchen at home, June Williamson stirs things up at Thanksgiving Point where she teaches cooking classes. On Nov. 8 she will be teaching “Thai Cooking for the Masses,” and on Dec. 13 she will be treating students to the [...]
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It’s a jolly holiday with merry: 25 local holiday festivities

The big man will take his seat at the Shops at Riverwoods on Nov. 21. By Jeanette Bennett, Kate Nash and Greg Bennett Set aside the to-do list and pass the wassail. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But merry can only be very with [...]
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5 tips for the most refrigerator-worthy Christmas cards

Mckenzie Deakins won our photo contest with her Christmas card from last year. “I saw the Santa beard and Rudolph photo booth props on Pinterest and decided to make some of my own. Maybe you didn’t notice at first, but my boy, Harrison, [...]
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Merry moments: 6 photos of merriment in Utah Valley

Show us your merry, we said. Show us your very, we said. Show us your year-round very merry, we said. You read. You red. And the joy you spread. Check out this thread of eight merry photos submitted by readers and photo leaders. Your heart just [...]
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SPONSORED: 22 gift ideas from the Holiday Gift Guide

Be the giver this Christmas by wrapping up one of these 22 ideas from local elves. 1. Blickenstaff’s Traditions Beautiful heirloom tins are filled with interactive traditions to help families create memories and have more fun. Traditions [...]
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4 money-saving tricks to get the most out of your paycheck this holiday season

Melea Johnson is the bargain shopper behind Freebies2Deals.com, which was voted the No. 1 deal site by Utah Valley Magazine readers. (Photo courtesy Melea Johnson) In an effort to save her family money, Melea Johnson fell into a full-time job [...]
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Best of UV: Restaurants, online media and BYU sports

Whether we are dishing up best restaurants in Utah Valley, dishing the ball to these BYU stars or dishing out the 411 on best deals, we are serving up the delish in this issue’s “Best Of” results for restaurants, online media and BYU [...]
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Farm to fork: Utah Valley’s power picker in the fruit industry

Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, says he wants to farm ‘til the day he dies. “I want to go with my boots still on,” Scott says. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Foodie Fact Want another healthy bite? Check out this Q&A with Scott Smith. Fruit [...]
Eat Like a Pilgrim brings 1621 to Thanksgiving Point for three nights in November. (Photos courtesy of Thanksgiving Point)

Eat like it’s 1621

Eat Like a Pilgrim brings 1621 to Thanksgiving Point for three nights in November. (Photos courtesy of Thanksgiving Point) If you go When: Nov. 20-22, 24 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Cost: $22-$38 Site: thanksgivingpoint.org There’s [...]
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Turning up the heat: Peter Sproul cooks up experience at UVU

UVU Culinary Institute Director Peter Sproul works side by side aspiring chefs everyday. Because the program has grown so rapidly, the institute has expanded to a new facility in north Orem in addition to the department’s kitchen on the UVU [...]
Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, shared his family recipe for Peach Upside Down Cake. (Stock Photo)

Recipe: Utah Peach Upside Down Cake

Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, shared his family recipe for Peach Upside Down Cake. (Stock Photo) Ingredients: 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar 5 large freestone peaches, halved, pitted and peeled 4 eggs 1 [...]
Chef Peter Sproul shared his Roast Butternut Squash and Fall Vegetable Soup recipe. (Photo courtesy Peter Sproul)

Recipe: Roast Butternut Squash & Fall Vegetable Soup

Chef Peter Sproul shared his Roast Butternut Squash and Fall Vegetable Soup recipe. (Photo courtesy Peter Sproul) Ingredients: Yield 2 – 2 ½ Quarts Ingredients- Mise en Place 2 T                   Vegetable Oil 2 ea. [...]
Aqua Fresca is served at Masa in Lindon. This recipe comes from Vivian Delgado. (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Recipe: Agua Fresca

Aqua Fresca is served at Masa in Lindon. This recipe comes from Vivian Delgado. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Ingredients: Agua Fresca 4 Pineapples 4 Mangoes or 6 Peaches Fresh Organic Mint Instructions: Slice the skin off of the Pineapple and core. [...]
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The art of ambiance: Oteo captures a tasteful environment

Locals head to Oteo for the food — and the unique dining experience is a bonus. The Utah County Oteo family has put their heart and soul into creating an inviting, homegrown environment that matches their locally-sourced, flavorful fare. [...]
Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway trail.

5 keys to a healthy relationship

Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway [...]