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summer mince pie

Summer Garden Mince Pie

We try to mix it up around here and write about different foods every week… but something strange happened on the way to this week’s post. We got so caught up in making celery desserts that we couldn’t resist experimenting with one last pie… and it was so good we just have to tell you […]

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The ingredients that the chefs had to choose from

How Well Does Your Mayor Cook?

Most likely your town’s mayor is not a gourmet chef. But would he or she be willing to be put to the test – if it meant demonstrating the value to the community of healthy, local eating? We had a chance to ask that question recently while serving as a judge of a mayoral cook-off […]

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blueberry quinoa

Cure the Holiday Blues with Blueberry/Quinoa Salad

Holiday pressures got you feeling blue? If you don’t celebrate Christmas, or if you’re just plain sick of red and green overload, you might need a simple change of color. This blueberry/quinoa salad is so colorful it might change your meal plan and your mood. Bonus: It’s got such a nice “pop” of unexpected color, […]

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The "Plant Slant" diet - Photo via Blue Zones Project

A “Plant Slant” Thanksgiving

Here’s a question to ponder: What if your Thanksgiving turkey was merely the side dish? What if you served crowning jewels of colorful fruit and vegetable plates that took center stage, and you set the turkey off to the side as almost an afterthought? It’s not an entirely bad idea for Thanksgiving, and it’s certainly […]

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boysenberry pies

Inside Knott’s Berry Farm

A look at new menu items at Knott’s Berry Farm.

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Veggie Night

During this time of year, when the weather is cooling down and the days are shorter, dinner should be a cozy affair. November is a great time to break out those one-dish comfort meals (lasagna, stews, casseroles) that are simple and hearty enough to get you through a chilly evening. But does meat need to […]

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