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Mother's Day

Guest Column: What mom wants: appreciation, and maybe something practical

Guest Column: What mom wants: appreciation, and maybe something practical

Happy Mother's Day. It's the day to pamper mothers with flowers, gifts, chocolates and meals that exceed the weekly recommended dietary allowance of sugar and fat grams.

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Market readies its day for mom

Market readies its day for mom

Mark Van Wald roasts pasilla peppers for the roasting chiles and salsa tasting at the Bear Canyon Open Air Market, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. Shoppers at last weekend's regular market could get a sample batch of salsa made with a variety of fruits and vegetables, from watermelon to jicama.

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Market readies its day for mom

Market readies its day for mom

Donna DeConcini squeezes lime juice onto a custom-tailored salsa she created for a customer.

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Market readies its day for mom

Market readies its day for mom

Some of the ingredients for a custom salsa surround Donna DeConcini's cutting board as she chops mint. She showed last weekend that salsa can be made from many things other than tomatoes, chiles and onions.

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Market readies its day for mom

Market readies its day for mom

Beverly King watches Donna DeConcini add chopped pineapple to a custom salsa she's preparing.

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Market readies its day for mom

Market readies its day for mom

If You Go

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Childhood lessons learned from mom now making sense

Being blessed with the title of "mom" brings forth a lifetime of joys along with endless responsibilities and many moments of concern.

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

"Dinner is ready when the smoke alarm goes off."

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

The carrot cake recipe from bettycrocker.com, with some personal adaptations like lemon zest, resulted in a pretty, delicious cake.

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany Kjos tries a carrot cake recipe with her mother, Barbara Kjos, whose handwritten recipe for a family-favorite carrot cake disappeared. With a mixer absent, everything - mixing, grating, creaming - was done by hand.

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany Kjos' family Betty Crocker cookbook is held together with fat rubber bands.

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Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

Tiffany's Table: Mom's cooking lessons

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Definitions of 'mother' and 'love' complicated

Definitions of 'mother' and 'love' complicated

has written several books, teaches writing workshops and lives in Oro Valley

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Definitions of 'mother' and 'love' complicated

Definitions of 'mother' and 'love' complicated

Pushing a cart through the grocery store recently, I spotted a large Mother's Day card display. Sadly, I realized this will be my first Mother's Day without my mom. Memories of past Mother's Days flooded my mind.

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Charming recipes only brave should try

Charming recipes only brave should try

To celebrate Mom's big day, we asked some students at Second Street Children's School to share the recipes of their favorite Mom-made dishes.

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Charming recipes only brave should try

Charming recipes only brave should try

Aralin Cajas

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Charming recipes only brave should try

Charming recipes only brave should try

Henry Masursky

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Charming recipes only brave should try

Charming recipes only brave should try

Orion Abrell

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