Food: October alfredo

The leaves are turning, the mornings have a crisp bite and apple picking excursions are underway. So if you’re anything like me (a fall enthusiast), you’re ready for autumnal flavors. I love pumpkin; when I’m not drinking my pumpkin spice tea or baking pumpkin muffins, I’m probably thinking about whether or not I should go …

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Conscious Cook: You say tomayto, I say tomahto

“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasurable thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” — Lewis Grizzard Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere! In August, farmers’ markets overflow with round, red globes of goodness. The splendid summer heat has ripened the Big Girls and Boys, Beefsteaks, Jet Stars, Yellow Pears, Sweet 100’s, and heirloom varieties such as Oxheart, Cherokee …

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Food: Summer sips

Despite the recent deluge that’s been keeping the sun at bay, summer’s not over yet. Since it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, I decided to have a little fun with my blender. Whether you’re mixing drinks for a party or just having a relaxing night with friends (let’s be real, who wants to deal with the mad …

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