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How to Utilize Pumpkins

Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and fall in general there are pumpkins everywhere, so take advantage of this wonderful and versatile plant! We all know that pumpkins are great for decoration, but they also make…

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National Chili Month: Bean-less Jalapeño Chili Recipe

October is National Chili Month and there are so many delicious chili recipes it’s difficult to pick just one. So this time, we are opting for a Jalapeño Chili with no beans! Some…

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National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly…

Chanterelle Risotto

Foraging for Chanterelles

I can remember when I was very young growing up in England, my dad used to go out into the fields near our home and pick the mushrooms that grew there. He loved…

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Should You Go Gluten-Free? How?

This past week I decided to challenge myself and to experience what it is like to eat gluten-free. At first my gluten-free week was a daunting task, but I gradually learned which foods…

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The Ultimate Tomato Bread

As summer begins to wind down, there are still fabulous ripe heirloom tomatoes to be found at your local farmers market. This colorful, simple and utterly delicious way of serving just two main…

Peach Lemonade

Peach Lemonade

Peaches just add a lovely mellow sweetness to this delicious lemonade. Tastes wonderful as is, but if you want to take it up a notch, just add vodka, rum or bourbon for a…

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

The hardest part of this is getting the skin off the peaches— I always make two extra peaches just in case! A delightfully light and very elegant looking dessert that is easy to…

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August is Peach Month!

Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits. Ripe, juicy peaches are like sunshine in your mouth! This month we will be featuring easy and delicious peach recipes that make the most of…

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National Blueberry Month Recipes!

July is Blueberry Month and blueberry picking came late to the Catskill Mountains this year. So, the next best thing, our local farmer’s market! Plump, juicy delicious blueberries just waiting to be baked…

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