Simple & Savory Ideas for Holiday Turkey Leftovers

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Should you find yourself with leftover turkey this holiday season, rejoice! There’s no end to what you can do with leftover turkey. (Or chicken, for that matter. In fact, just about any leftover meat can be put to a myriad of culinary uses.) This easy-to-make soup includes a host of holiday ingredients: carrots, green onions, […]

This Week’s Recipes: Delicious Soups, Milkshakes and More!

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Roasted Vegetable Soup This delicious, vegetable-filled broth can be served by itself or used as a base for other soups. This recipe oven-roasts the vegetables before adding to the soup liquid, enhancing their flavor. The aroma of the roasted vegetables will evoke memories of old-fashioned, home-style meals. It’s comfort food at its finest. Food as […]

Misconceptions Squashed

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We cut them up and then toss them to the curb uneaten, we use them as home decor, we even make containers and musical instruments out of them…but we don’t eat very many of them. I’m talking about squash. Poor, overlooked squash. It’s relatively easy to prepare – assuming that you have a sharp and […]

Pre-Pearing for Fall (and bad puns…)

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It’s officially fall: the pears are falling off of the trees. (Especially when you have gusting winds like we’ve been having lately.) One of my friends has so many pears lying on the ground underneath her tree that she keeps giving me more and more – she can’t bear to see any wasted. Wish I […]

Creamy Winter Chowder & Crunchy Winter Cabbage Recipe

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When I was a kid, I couldn’t stand cabbage – it tasted like old shoes and smelled even worse when it was cooking. But lately I’ve started using cabbage in my dishes, and I’m realizing that the whole trick to enjoying cabbage is to cook it gently. When you do, it retains its pleasing crunch […]