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Three Cup Vegetables for two

Sautéed Root Vegetables

TAIWANESE-INSPIRED In an effort to reduce my carbon footprint, I’ve started paying more attention to the seasonality of the fruits and vegetables I buy. This recipe, adapted from the one

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fresh tomato sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

FLAVORFUL RUSTIC TOMATO SAUCE This is the very first tomato sauce I ever made, and it’s still my favorite. The sauce is chunky with plenty of fresh herbs and olive

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Di Bruno Brothers in Philadelphia

The Italian Market

[PHILADELPHIA, PA] On a recent trip to Philadelphia, I’d identified three food-related activities that I wanted to do: The Night Market at Point Breeze, Reading Terminal Market and the Ninth

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The Iron Gate Cafe in Albany, NY.

The Iron Gate Café

[ALBANY, NY] If you love discovering out-of-the-way jewels like I do, then add The Iron Gate Café in Albany, NY to your lunch-out to-do list. This quirky restaurant hits all

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Atwater Market in Montréal

Atwater Market

[MONTRÉAL, CANADA] Montréal is such a charming city–its architecture reminiscent of Europe. In addition to quaint residential neighborhoods, there are squares and parks, and plenty of outdoor cafés. Old Montréal,

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Around the Garden

JULY 23, 2019 It’s been a hot wet summer and the garden is loving it. The peas are finished, beets and broccoli are in abundance, and tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers

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Gus' Red Hots Restaurant

Gus’ Red Hots

[PLATTSBURGH, NY] The drive to Canada from New York is always the same. The ride goes well, is uneventful, traffic is thin. Then, about a mile from the border, we

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Saint Louis Square in Montréal

Saint-Louis Square

[MONTRÉAL, CANADA] My first real adult vacation was to Montréal, Canada. Jennie and I drove up from the Hudson Valley in July of 1993. We had no real plans, had

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Deer-Proof Vegetable Garden Kit by Maine Kitchen Gardens and Gardens to Gro

Around the Garden

JUNE 29, 2019 It’s been about one year since we first installed our Deer-Proof Vegetable Garden Kit. It was well into the planting season when we placed the order. By

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