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  • Apple Invasion


    So I told you I bought a peck of pears over the weekend, but now I must confess that at the same time I bought two pecks of apples. I have no control over such things. Not only am I… Read More ›

  • Pears from Heaven


    I had every intention to make apple crisp. Someone had posted a question on my Twitter account asking for my favorite recipe. I sent along a link to the recipe and thought how good it sounded. So I went to… Read More ›

  • Less meat, more dough


    Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released last week showed that beef and bacon prices are at an all-time high. That seems particularly sad during the summer, peak season for burgers and steaks, not to mention BLTs. Don’t despair…. Read More ›

  • The Modern Farmer’s Market

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    When farmer’s markets started to gain popularity 20 years ago, they quickly became a Saturday-morning staple for any self-respecting foodie. We met at the biggest and the best markets, filled our reusable bags to overflowing, then snacked on sugar-sweet sun… Read More ›

  • Sweet and Salty


    It’s a classic combination: sweet and salty. That’s why we love peanut butter and jelly so much (or in my case peanut butter and honey). Pretzel maker Snyder’s of Hanover has a new line of Sweet and Salty Pretzel Pieces ($3.69… Read More ›

  • Gelato boom

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    It seems every big ice cream maker is coming out with a gelato series — Haagen-Dasz, Graeter’s and now Breyers. That should be good news for those who love the Italian version of ice cream. Unfortunately, it often isn’t. True… Read More ›


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