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Vegetables

Pumpkin and Sage Cannelloni

Every fall we visit a local farm. It’s one of my most favorite days of the year as a family. Since it’s just down the street from my in-laws cottage,

Nutrition

Farm Week: What’s So Great About…Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are available all year round, but I tend to think about them and use them more often as pumpkins adorn Thanksgiving table tops and front door stoops. Also

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How do you like Tamra’s Apples?

Did you know I grew up on a farm? True story. We had what’s called a hobby farm, small and nothing commercial about it. Still, it was a farm with

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Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Say hello to my little friend. He’s the All-Clad Electric Slow Cooker with Ceramic insert. In other words, he’s my chef. (I like making my appliances masculine because it satiates

Nutrition

What’s So Bad About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Our sweet and eloquent Heidi Pyper is back this week to discuss the sticky situation of High Fructose Corn Syrup. We couldn’t resist hitting this topic as we’re all making

Poultry

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

If I didn’t find it slightly embarrassing I’d be gushing about how much I love my slow cooker right now. Even given the massive lifestyle change I’ve made this year

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Cupcakes

I’d like to be able to tell you that Julian’s birthday cake was his first encounter with sugar. But that would be a big fat lie. As the second child

Articles

Mini-Week, What’s So Great About: Black Beans

I’m new here on SPC. but if you keep coming back, you’ll see I have a few ideas about food. I am not a vegetarian, but I am (ever so

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Sweet Potato Cookies

My father-in-law always arrives for visits with treats in hand for Scarlett. I don’t mind, it’s his right as a grandparent to indulge her. Over the summer, he gave her

Nutrition

Thanksgiving Week: What’s So Great About Cranberries?

Get this:  there’s a Cranberry Institute. How cool is a berry that has its own institute? (Do all berries have their own institute? I should look into that.) When you

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