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Year of the Green Dragon Apple

You know how much we love apples around here, so you can see why fall is one of the happiest seasons at our house. Just when we thought we had tried them all (OK, that’s probably not possible) we stumbled onto a new variety that’s become an instant family favorite: The Green Dragon Apple (these […]

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Heirloom Apple Pizza

Thanks a lot, summer. You wowed us with your tomatoes and your basil, and then you left us. Is it any wonder we’re thinking about ditching the tomatoes and giving a fall makeover to our favorite foods like pizza? Don’t get us wrong – we loved every last bit of those summer flavors. But now […]

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Heirloom Apple and Sweet Potato Tian

Have you ever taken a bite of a store-bought apple and said to yourself, “How can something that supposedly grew in the sun, on a tree, have so little flavor?” Yeah, us too. But fortunately, now that it’s prime apple season, your chances of getting a good apple have improved dramatically. Earlier this month Frieda’s […]

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Real Food: Bananas

Bananas: They’re one of the first foods we eat as babies; they’re a staple in just about every family kitchen; and they’re a great source of potassium and fiber. But how much do we really know about bananas? And can they be more than just a snack food? (Answers: Not much, and yes.). First things first: Technically, […]

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Food Day: Time for Dessert

Update: Congratulations to Linda, our winner for the Frieda’s giveaway! Thank you to everyone who participated – We hope you enjoyed the dinner and the company! What a great (virtual) dinner party it’s been, from spinach salad at The Lunch Tray, to lamb chops and braised kale at Red, Round, or Green; to broccoli and […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Chips

Did you get the sense last Saturday that we love fall apple season? If not, we’ll try to convey those feelings again: Reason #424 that we love this time of year is that we can make apple chips (and more). Apple chips are fun to make and a great little snack. In fact, the only […]

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