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September 23, 1998|By Elizabeth Large

Web site gives rise to TV cooking show

Computer-savvy cooks know that food.epicurious.com is one of the most useful food-related sites on the Web. Now the Conde Nast site has inspired "Epicurious," a new TV show on the Discovery channel. The hosts will be chef Ishbel MacIntosh and Jonathan Karsh (pictured above).

Recipes, tips and techniques featured on the show will be available on the Web site. "Epicurious" premieres Oct. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. A second show airs from 11:30 a.m. to noon the same day.

All about seafood

It's no fish story. The Maryland Department of Agriculture's new seafood brochure is filled with purchasing, handling and nutrition tips and six recipes.

For a free copy, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope to Chesapeake Treasure, Maryland Seafood Program, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Md. 21401, or e-mail your name and address to the department at (eberlynda.state.md.us).

Calcium and hearing loss

Recent research suggests that hearing loss may be connected with too little calcium in the diet. A study conducted by the University of Georgia and the Centers for Disease Control found that women ages 60 to 71 with impaired hearing had 25 percent to 30 percent lower calcium intake than women in the same age group with normal hearing. So drink your milk.

Pub Date: 9/23/98

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