…by Meg White
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Drizzling the pears

In the same way that I much prefer warm weather over cold, I have a tough time transitioning from the summer/fall adult beverages to those sponsored by the dark winter overlords. I can’t help it if I follow the rules of refreshment established by the talented G. Love. I prefer IPAs to stouts. I can [...]

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The two most wonderful things about Thanksgiving—aside from family and coming up with something suitable to be the thing you’re thankful for this year—are sides and leftovers. This sentiment illustrates why I was totally unprepared to carve the turkey I brined and roasted for the big day. So I was thankful for Josh’s dad Dave, [...]

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Pumpkin in a pot

After an overly-indulgent pumpkin patch sent us home with 17 or so gourds of various sizes, I happened to find one in the lot that fit perfectly in my 10-inch cast iron pot. This recipe was inspired by Dorie Greenspan’s “recipe in progress,” but in a rather roundabout way. I had heard some radio piece [...]

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Apples, Bacon and Cheese. Now I know my ABCs. Here’s a great fall grilling recipe to try before the worst winter in the nation hits our lovely city. Ingredients: 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 large, firm apples; skinned, quartered and thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 4 slices of bacon, roughly chopped nutmeg [...]

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Spicy egg salad crunch in sandwich format

I was inspired to take on the humble and versatile egg salad after perusing this recipe at Buttermilk Press. Not being as huge a fan of mayo, I spiced it up a bit and played with proportions. Remember, it’s always best to use eggs that have been sitting around in the fridge for awhile, as they’re easier to [...]

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Stuffed acorn squash

This recipe for stuffed acorn squash is hearty and can easily hold its own as an entree. Serve with a side salad, sprinkling the toasted squash seeds on top. Serves two. Ingredients: 1 large acorn squash 3 strips bacon, crumbled 1 cup dried apricots, diced ¾ cup chopped pecans 1 small onion, diced 2 shallots, [...]