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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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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, [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Curled up on the couch with The New York Times this past Sunday, I could almost hear the superhero theme song emanating from the White House. Or maybe it was “Macho Man”? This front page piece trumpeted the president’s “muscular show,” which “suggests a newly emboldened president who is [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The collective giggle-fest over Vice President Joe Biden’s true but censorable comment at the president’s signing of healthcare reform struck me as pretty sophomoric. But then again, that’s not very fair to sophomores. Meanwhile, right in my own backyard, real sophomores (and other high schoolers) have successfully organized to [...]

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GREEN IS GOOD by Meg White It’s snowing, but my stomach doesn’t know it. It’s not even March yet and all I can think of is fresh, locally-grown tomatoes. I’ve ordered my vegetable garden seeds, bought my peat pots and lugged home a stack of gardening books from the library. Last night, I had a [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White My father often tells a story of a chicken dinner he once prepared that involved a “whole fryer.” I toddled into the kitchen, perhaps curious as to what Da-da was doing in there. He held the bird that would become our dinner up for to his little daughter to [...]

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KFC hydrant

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Their grub may be “finger-lickin’ good,” but will Kentucky Fried Chicken’s secret recipe make a dent in the financial woes of struggling American cities? The restaurant chain announced a new advertising strategy this week seeking to take advantage of budget shortfalls in several municipalities across the nation. KFC — [...]