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Small dishes to beat the blues

Although it is unusually mild, the light is starting to fade and I’m aware of the long fingers of winter tugging at my mood. Over the decades I’ve found ways to manage the seasonal blues. 919 more words

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Spiced Pumpkin Butter

Nothing says fall quite like spiced butter slathered on toast, especially when it is made from pumpkin. Everyone knows about fall bringing about apple butter and how it makes everything taste so much better than jams or actual cow butter. 150 more words

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The Pantry

Earlier this year, when the days were sunny and the leaves were still green, CP and I took a nice, long stroll to The Pantry – one of New Haven’s best and most renowned brunch establishments. 118 more words

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

You’ve successfully roasted a pumpkin or astounded yourself with artistic prowess to carve the best pumpkin on your street, now you have a giant blob of goop with magic seeds hiding within. 295 more words

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Roasted Jack-O-Lantern

Yes. You read that correctly. Jack-O-Lantern pumpkins are perfectly acceptable to eat as long as you haven’t carved it and have left it sitting out. There are so many varieties of pumpkin and squash, this is simply another one that most people… 530 more words

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Tea: revelation and revolution

Most of Brits don’t think twice about tea. It’s such a staple in our individual and collective make-up. Although coffee has come on leaps and bounds in this country, tea is still very much a fixture of life. 755 more words

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Savoury heaven

I have a weakness for savoury nibbles. You can keep sweet desserts, indulgent cakes and fancy chocolates…; salty, spicy or tangy snacks are my downfall. There’s generally a jar of olives or cornichons in the fridge to deal with savoury cravings but I’m always on the look out for easy recipes. 694 more words

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