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Ruth Fantasia

Reader favorites: Beets

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February seems to be a month wrapped in red so we thought we’d throw in a red food for you to use. We want you to share your favorite recipes using beets for our Feb. 17 Recipe Box pages. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Dishes for two

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With Valentine’s Day coming up we want you to share your recipes for two for our Feb. 10 Recipe Box pages. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe. And don’t forget, for Feb. 3 [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Bell peppers

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We’d like to receive your favorite recipes using bell peppers for our Recipe Box on Jan. 13. Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe. And don’t forget, for Jan. 6 we want your favorite [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: maple syrup

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For Dec. 16, we want your favorite recipes using maple syrup.
Just post your recipe in the comments, and you’ll be entered in our weekly cookbook drawing. Please be sure to include the number of servings in your recipe.
And don’t forget, fo… [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Pumpkin

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Now that the national pumpkin shortage has subsided (did you notice it?)  and this year’s crop is being harvested and processed, it’s time to find out what you do with pumpkins. Tell us what you make with pumpkin whether you use fresh pumpkin and make the puree from scratch or open a can. If we [...] [Read More]
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Pie crust problems

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Kathy W. is looking for some ideas on how to get the bottom crust of her two-crust pies cooked and not mushy. Anyone have any suggestions she can use? [Read More]
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Best tastes

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The editors of Cooking Light magazine spent the last year testing hundreds of foods to find the best tasting brands in 32 categories. Twenty-six were nationally distributed, commonly used products, six were artisan foods from small producers. One Grand Prize Winner was named in each category along with one or more Taste Test Award Winners. [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Ground turkey

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Give us your favorite ground turkey recipes for our  Sept. 30 print edition. If we use yours in our print edition, we’ll enter you in a drawing to win a cookbook. Please include the number of servings when you submit your recipe. Don’t forget to send us your favorite recipes using peanut butter for our [...] [Read More]
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Best apple for baking

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Which apples to use in pie is the topic of much discussion in our house this time of year. (Well, usually in October but since the seasons running two weeks early the cooking decisions have to be made sooner.) The folks at the U.S. Apple Association have put together this handy chart letting people know [...] [Read More]
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Reader favorites: Spinach

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Give us your favorite spinach recipes for our  Sept. 16 print edition.  Just add your recipe in the comment box. If we use yours in our print edition, we’ll enter you in a drawing to win a cookbook. Please include the number of servings when you submit your recipe. And, don’t forget to send us [...] [Read More]
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