Originally created 03/06/02

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WHAT'S NEW

New liqueur adds a tropical kick

DeKuyper, a company that specializes in cordials and liqueurs, has added tropical pineapple to its line that already includes fruity flavors such as peach, raspberry, sour apple and watermelon.

DeKuyper recommends tropical pineapple in the following recipes:

TROPICAL RENDEZVOUS

2 part tropical pineapple

1 part peach schnapps

Fill glass with lemon lime soda. Serve over ice.

ISLAND ECSTACY

2 parts tropical pineapple

1 part vodka

1 part peach schnapps

Fill the rest of the way with orange juice. Shake and serve over ice. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

TROPICAL PINEAPPLE PARADISE

2 parts tropical pineapple

1 part coconut rum

Fill with cranberry juice.

Shake and serve in a tall glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Phillips, Hopper join Fox's '24'

Actor Lou Diamond Phillips will soon be working with former Young Guns co-star Kiefer Sutherland again in Mr. Sutherland's series 24.

Mr. Phillips will guest-star in two episodes of the real-time series, playing federal worker Mark DeSalvo, who helps Jack Bauer (Mr. Sutherland) as he attempts to foil terrorists' plans to murder presidential candidate Sen. David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert).

The first of the two episodes featuring Mr. Phillips also will mark the debut of Dennis Hopper on the series. He plays the criminal mastermind behind the assassination attempt.

The episode with Mr. Phillips and Mr. Hopper airs 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, on WFXG-TV (Channel 54).

BIRTHDAYS

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

TV personality Ed McMahon is 79. Singer Mary Wilson of The Supremes is 58. Actor-director Rob Reiner is 55. Singer Kiki Dee is 55. Actor Tom Arnold is 43. Actor D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) is 38. Actress Moira Kelly is 34. Actor-rapper-basketball player Shaquille O'Neal is 30.

YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: Never a dull moment this year, that's for sure. Your universe is changing every day. Luckily, you're adaptable. Although you'll encounter all sorts of new opportunities, the romance that works best is tried and true. Your luck is best in a game you've played for years, not in a new venture.