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a technology known as digital watermarking.
Look for the mobile icon (right) or
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to additional content, such as
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play button or a
2D bar code (right).
75 Costco Travel: Orlando theme parks
Disney World and
continue to grow
BY ADRIENNE JORDAN
77 Costco Services: Essex boats and
Buy a watercraft and
insure it with these two
BY STEVE FISHER AND
80 Buying Smart: Floral program
The journey of a flower
from field to Costco
ensures top quality
BY SHERRIE NEWMAN
87 Focus on Kirkland Signature™
Just in time for
Valentine’s Day, Costco
offers special Kirkland
BY HANA MEDINA
84 What’s New
88 Special Events
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Readers will find digital enhancements
throughout this magazine, including:
Fruitvale Station 63
All Is Lost 65
Good Ol’ Freda 67
Signed book giveaway 69
SPECIA L S ECTION
Tips on buying a safe 35
Tools made in the U.S., plus
a flashlight for every use 38
Smart houses 41
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59 For Your Table: Cauliflower Fry it, grill it, mash it, roast it:
Cauliflower is a tasty and
versatile part of a healthful diet.
BY KATE PARHAM
61 Wine Connection: Zinfandel Zinfandel wine offers a
diverse taste profile.
BY ANNETTE ALVAREZ-PETERS
69 Pennie’s Pick: The Good Luck of Right Now
Matthew Quick, best-selling
author of The Silver Linings
Playbook, discusses his path to
writing and his newest book.
BY J. RENTILLY
71 The spin on Lincoln The book Lincoln’s Boys
describes what may have been
the first public relations team
for a president.
BY JOSHUA ZEITZ