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Once, the fight for funding and attention in college sports pitted women against men. Today, with women’s sports commanding greater respectability, it’s also women versus women, and the fight is uglier.
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The ingredients are earthy but the effect is divine in chef Mark Morrow’s rustic anitra arrosto, or roast duck. Morrow’s recipes from Mi Piaci in Dallas (14854 Montfort) do a turn on traditional Italian fare: fresh fowl brushed with honey and balsamic vinegar and slow-cooked creamy polenta, made from simple…
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Camille Barnett focused on her image, not on Austin’s woes. Now she’s out of a job.
Duck 2 ducks 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup honey Salt and pepper to taste Rinse ducks thoroughly. Remove and discard wings; separate legs and thighs from body. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine balsamic vinegar with honey and brush on duck; sprinkle duck with salt…