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Persimmons: Holiday Muffins and Granola Goodness

Persimmons can be perplexing. There are several types and a misstep in guessing ripeness can put a pucker in your pout. Instead of playing it safe and using persimmons as decor on your Thanksgiving table, try these two preparations: a spicy muffin and dried slices. 263 more words

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in season :: pumpkin {brûléed bourbon maple pumpkin pie}

Fall’s favorite gourd isn’t just for jack-o-lanterns. Sure, it’s fun to carve pumpkins, but post-Halloween, you have to find something else to do with the big orange fruit. 848 more words


Time for turmeric

As a kid in Northern India, Harsh Chawla remembers his mom treating cuts and burns with a mixture of ghee and turmeric.

When he returned to his hometown of Chandigarh to be married, family members slathered his face, arms and legs with a golden paste of turmeric and milk to purify and soften his skin. 782 more words

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Serve up Ontario squash

I never imagined the humble squash as a culinary rock star, but after tasting the butternut squash brownies from the new The Everyday Squash Cook book, I’ve joined the fan club. 833 more words

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In Season: Apples

Dessert recipes with apples are a dime a dozen. Finding savory recipes is a bit more challenging. Apples are one of my favorite fruits year round, but they’re so much better during the fall. 111 more words


Quick ideas from the November Farmers market...

After missing the last three Penshurst markets due to holidays, flu, and the rest, Saturday reminded me of just why I love working in food and shopping locally. 415 more words

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