Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams watches Joey Chestnut, left, and Matt Stonie, right, during a news conference to promote the upcoming Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot-Dog Eating Contest  Friday, July 3, 2015, at Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK | Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world on Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory. Stonie, 23, who finished second last year, downed 62 hot dogs and buns, beating Chestnut by […]

This June 15, 2015 photo shows chickpea crust pizza margherita in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

To make pizza crust using chickpea flour, you just mix it with water and a little salt, no yeast required. But as with wheat flour, chickpea flour needs to be carefully mixed once the water is added to smooth out the lumps. And like wheat flour, chickpea flour benefits from a rest on the counter after it’s mixed before cooking.


AROUND TOWN City of Aurora Fourth of July Spectacular 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., July 4, Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Free. Call 303-739-7000 for more information. Grab your favorite (only) Lee Greenwood album and apple pie because it’s the most American weekend of the year. The city of Aurora is helping to […]