[1] The juicy, crisp, refreshing Rave apple (all photos © Stemilt). [2] So many apples look alike. You’ll find a label that identifies Rave. [3] Rave apples growing on a tree in Washington State. [4] From the tree and into the box. [5] A flat of Rave apples at the grocery. [6] One of Rave’s […]

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One of the most popular ways of cooking rice in Italy, risotto is a Northern Italian rice dish cooked with stock or broth*, stirring regularly until it reaches a creamy consistency. Risotto can be embellished in many ways, from saffron to mushrooms to lobster and beyond. While we love risotto, we don’t have patience to […]

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[1] Key Lime Pie Donuts from The Baker Chick, one of our favorite baking bloggers. Sign up for all of her recipes (photos #1, #2 and #5 © The Baker Chick). [2] Take a big bite: They’re delicious! [3] A slice of classic Key Lime Pie (photo © Ariana Suàrez | Unsplash). [4] Key limes […]

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September 23rd is National Great American Pot Pie Day—a day to celebrate a classic comfort food.. You’ll like this recipe so much, that you’ll plan to make it again with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers. It’s a complete dish on its own, but caterer Lesley Stowe, who created it for Thanksgiving leftovers, says to “feel free to […]

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It’s the first day of fall, so we’re mixing up a pitcher of fall punch. This one combines fall flavors—apple cider, cinnamon, ginger—with vodka, Prosecco and cinnamon liqueur. These days, we’re not having too many guests; so we cut the recipe in half. The half-recipe fits into a 64-ounce pitcher (or a 32-ounce jar). You […]

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[1] One way to eat more local food is to join a CSA (photo © With Love LA). [2] Another way to buy local produce, baked goods, cheeses, jams, meats and more is to shop at farmers markets. Here’s how to find a farmers market near you (photo © Prince William County | Virginia). [3] […]

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To many of us, it’s a decision between ordering the lasagna, eggplant parm or chicken parm. DeLallo has made the decision easy with this Eggplant Parm Lasagna recipe. If you want to make it a triple-play with chicken parm, add shredded chicken between the layers. The difference between Parmigiano-Reggiano and parmesan: “Parmesan” cheeses are made […]

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September is National Honey Month. But bees do much more than make honey. Bees are essential to grow hundreds of basic crops helping with food production and sustainability. Yes, these little pollinators travel from plant to plant collecting nectar to make honey. In the process, the plant’s pollen adheres to their bodies, and in a […]

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