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What We Love: Homemade Jam

Posted August 28, 2015

If you’ve ever tasted homemade raspberry jam on a freezing-cold day in January, as a blizzard turns your New England home into a real-life snow globe, then you understand the incredible joy found in a jar of jam. Suddenly, it was summer in my home…

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Share the Food Gift Love

Posted August 25, 2015

I am trying so hard to remember the name of the very first cookbook I owned. It seems that hundreds of them just suddenly sprouted up in my family room, now affectionately called my cookbook room, overnight. Six hundred cookbooks of…

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Grapefruit Ginger Mint Mocktail

Posted August 20, 2015

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy bright and refreshing cocktails; however, alcohol isn’t always a prerequisite, and you may occasionally crave something on the lighter side. If you don’t or can’t drink alcohol (or are looking for something festive…

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A Recipe from My New Cookbook: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2015

My garden grows pickling cucumbers and varieties of mint—spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, apple mint, you name it—like it grows weeds. Each harvest, I’m left with pounds and bunches, respectively. One season, I paired them together and the refreshing combo rejuvenated…

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Asian Spiced Bloody Mary

Posted August 4, 2015

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Bloody Mary. The hate because it’s often the symbol of a night that went too far; one thinks of staggering into the kitchen to find a pitcher of thick red liquid in…

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Carrot Top Pesto

Posted August 2, 2015

I hate to waste food. There are a million reasons why everyone should hate wasting food, and food waste is a serious topic for so many (including me). But I’m not going to dig into any of those serious reasons here because, one,…

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What We Love: Quick Summer Food Gifts

Posted July 30, 2015

Summer, and August in particular, is a time for travel: long vacations with family or friends, day trips to the beach or to the mountains, and shorter trips involving a picnic lunch or a BBQ. I’m a firm believer that…

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