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Twice-Baked Honeynut Squash with Brown Butter

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Overhead photo of twice-baked honeynut squash with breadcrumbs and brown butter

I’m sliding into the holidays with a solid side dish idea, sure to start a conversation. These twice-baked honeynut squash are not only delicious but have a fun story about this newer squash variety. What is honeynut squash? Honeynut squash was developed through a challenge between Dan Barber and Michael Mouzarek. […]

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A Vegetarian Holiday Meal Guide for Winter Meals

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Vegetarian Holiday Meal

There is nothing quite like holiday meals. Family, food, and conversation. However, it can be a extremely stressful trying to accommodate everyone’s dietary needs. Whether you’re going with a full plant-based meal or just hoping to get a dish or two to add to the table, this vegetarian holiday meal guide […]

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Green Olive Roasted Cauliflower Salad

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Green Olive Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Post sponsored by California Ripe Olives. See below for more details. If I had my way, I’d eat a big bowl of roasted vegetables for lunch, everyday. This cauliflower salad is another recipe that allows me to do just that. Shallot-roasted cauliflower tossed with salty olives and parmesan along along with […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Polenta with Pinto Beans

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Close-up overhead photo of pumpkin polenta topped with chipotle pinto beans and cilantro

When it comes to fall cooking, polenta is a staple in our house. This comforting dish has cold-weather/dark nights written all over it. Best of all, this isn’t just an ordinary polenta. Rather, it’s a creamy pumpkin polenta using freshly roasted pumpkins. Roasted Pumpkin Sure, you can buy the canned pumpkin […]

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Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment (PDQ®)—Patient Version – National Cancer Institute

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About PDQ Physician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) comprehensive cancer information database. The PDQ database contains summaries of the latest published information on cancer prevention, detection, genetics, treatment, supportive care, and complementary and alternative medicine. Most summaries come in two versions. The health professional versions have detailed […]

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All About Walnuts | In the Pantry

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overhead shot of walnuts in different stages including in the hull and cracked.

When it comes to ingredients in your kitchen, it can be easy to forget that non-produce items come with ‘best by’ dates. I’ve witnessed many a spice cabinets with bottles dating back years, if not decades. Olive oil that should went rancid ages ago. And nuts that are questionable at best. […]

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Savory Scones with Chives and Feta

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Side angle photo of golden, savory scones filled with feta and chives.

100% whole wheat savory scones that are delicious and have amazing texture? It’s not too good to be true. All you need is a bit of flour knowledge! Recently, I was part of a small workshop about local flours/grinding. It’s something I’m quite passionate about for many reasons, not limited to […]

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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Jammy Eggs

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Close-up overhead shot of oven roasted Brussels sprouts and soft-boiled eggs

Post sponsored by Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs. See below for more details. In the realm of fall cooking, Brussels sprouts are king in my kitchen. We’re constantly eating oven roasted Brussels sprouts as a side or tossing them into grain bowls. They are quick, easy, and delicious. This dish is […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Recipes for Fall

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Side-angle shot of cauliflower florets with a drizzle of olive oil

More than I like to admit, I am a creature of habit in cooking. Most of the time, I return to favorite recipes. Breakfast is almost always oatmeal. And, at the market I buy the same kinds of produce every week. During the fall, it is almost guaranteed that I have […]