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Winter Squash & Pear Soup with Sage

We got a beautiful Autumn Crown squash from our CSA recently. It looked like something out of an old Dutch masters still life and was almost too pretty to eat. I'd never tried this variety of winter s…

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Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Muffins

YIELD 12 servings Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose unbleached flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and shred…

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Red Kuri Squash with Indian Spices

We received a big, beautiful red kuri squash in our CSA share last week. Kuris have sweet meat and a mild, slightly nutty flavor. You might know them by one of their other names like orange hokkaido, …

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Are You Brave Enough to Take the Unprocessed Food Challenge?

If you are what you eat, when you eat cheese doodles or Skittles or drink a diet soda, what does that make you? While you're pondering that question, consider another: How long could you get along wit…

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10 Ways to Celebrate Food Day

Food Day, held each year on October 24, is dedicated to raising awareness about the impact our diets have on our health, the environment, and the people who produce our food. Want to join in the fun? …

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Harvest Vegetable Lasagna

This melty lasagna is packed with flavor from roasted summer squash, fresh basil, oregano, spinach and the sweetest garden tomatoes. Plus, it's a perfect way to use up a whole lot of vegetables in one…

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10 Best Foods to Buy in Bulk to Save Money

It's National Bulk Food Week, an event organized by the Bulk is Green Council to raise awareness about the environmental and economic benefits of buying in bulk when you shop. Why bother with bulk?…

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Top 3 Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs and Cats

Your dog or cat may be curious about the pumpkins sitting on your front porch. It's already Halloween, and your pumpkin may be beautifully carved, but might also be collecting bacteria. While it's bes…

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Super Simple and Delicious Black Bean Chili

This yummy black bean chili is perfect for a cold autumn or winter evening, but itís so good youíll probably want to enjoy it in every season.† Itís simple to make.† I add the dried beans to a slow co…

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9 Pantry Items That Make Cooking a Lot Easier

1. Olive Oil Getting food on the table is a whole lot easier if you have a well-stocked pantry. When it comes to shopping for pantry ingredients, I've learned that variety does not matter as much a…

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