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Thanksgiving Idea: Toad Hill Maple Mousse with Apple & Pecan Crunch

What? You don’t like pumpkin pie? Golly, what happened to you? I can’t imagine a Thanksgiving without that iconic pie. But, but, I can understand. You may not be a pumpkin pie fan — I will be blogging some recipes soon to change your mind. Or, or, for your third helping of dessert on Thanksgiving…

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On Spaghetti and On Spaghetti and Meatballs

If I say “spaghetti” then what word is triggered in your brain? For many of us, “spaghetti” is synonymous with “meatballs.” Like Macaroni and Cheese, spaghetti and meatballs are inseparable and, of course, universal. The truth is less simple, more complex. Many food historians and Italian ones by far believe that spaghetti and meatballs is…

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Cookbook Review: Absolutely Avocado by Gaby Dalkin

Gaby Dalkin is the blogger behind the popular and beautiful WhatsGabyCooking.com. Absolutely Avocado is her first departure from screen to print and extends her dashing portfolio. You can subtitle Absolutely Avocado as The Avocado Bible for here you will find history, recipes and insights. If you love avocadoes, then here is a companion that should…

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Bourbon Glazed Carrots from Kathleen Purvis

Carrots are an odd veggie. Yes, you can eat them raw, although it might challenge a weak crown in your mouth. Face it, carrots are dense and hard. So the tendency is to cook them long, often in the presence of lots of butter and sugar. The resulting product tastes just like dessert, soft and…

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