[1] Yes, please: a hearty dish of creamy mushroom fettuccine (photos #1 and #2 © Delallo). [2] Egg fettuccine has not just a golden color, but a deeper flavor than conventional fettuccine. You can get these online from Delallo. [3] Cremini mushrooms (also spelled crimini), are a mature version of button mushrooms. Read more about […]

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September 29th is National Coffee Day. To some coffee drinkers, fall means pumpkin spice lattes. We’re not keen on the sugar syrup, so for us, fall means fall coffee flavors. Starbucks Pumpkin Spice products are back on grocery store shelves, along with new fall specialties. Joining Pumpkin Spice are: Starbucks Maple Pecan Flavored Coffee, in […]

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[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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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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[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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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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[1] Pimento cheese on a cheeseburger is a special treat (photo © Gardenia Restaurant | NYC [now closed]). [2] Switch out the bun for a different bread: baguette, brioche, English muffin, focaccia or pita, for example (photo © Thomas Breads). [3] A bacon cheeseburger with blue cheese (photo © Cheesecake Factory).   September 18th is […]

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