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Build Me Up Butternut

Going to the farmers’ market in the winter can be a bit of a bore. In the summer, every trip is new, as you wonder what the sellers might be carrying this week. But once the fall harvest passes, most … Continue reading

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When friends come to call, it’s the happiest season of all

Holiday parties run in both my biological and “adopted” family. My parents threw a Christmas brunch every year, with multiple types of soups and quiches. Chris’s family has a group of friends that they share Christmas Eve with, rotating the … Continue reading

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The Final Harvest

As much as it regrets me to say it, I think we’ve had this season’s final harvest from our garden. We’ll probably get a few more random veggies, but the last big one has come and gone. I decided to … Continue reading

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Most Complicated Caramel Apples Ever

Asking a professional cook for a recipe can be dangerous.  I realized this again recently, when I tried to make a dish that my husband, Chris, recommended.  Even though he was helping me, we botched it up.  The best I … Continue reading

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The Musical “Fruit”

Technically, beans are a “musical legume,” but that doesn’t exactly rhyme with “toot.” Despite their feature role in that charming children’s song, beans have great potential for both gardening and dinner. Their role as legumes make beans an excellent contributor … Continue reading

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