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In Season: Roasted Apple-Pear Sauce

I opened my front door last Sunday morning to discover a fabulous gift on the porch: two bags brimming with fresh picked fruit from a neighbor’s backyard orchard. 322 more words

Karen Pavone

Seven Crazy Pumpkin Spice Products

It’s October and that means fall is here. Leaves are changing, the air is cool, and Halloween is on its way. While grocery shopping you might notice that everywhere you turn your favorite snack is now available in a pumpkin spice flavor. 419 more words

Great Groceries

Pumpkin Oatmeal for Fall

If you ask me, one of the best things about the start of a new season are all the fresh ingredients that come with it. Autumn is a particularly fun time, because it means we get to start enjoying warm, cozy meals as the weather gets chillier. 121 more words


Loquat vs possum = scones & loquat jelly

It was time to get in there and pick a few loquats before the birds and possums ate them all. They are the first fruit of the season in my Melbourne garden. 82 more words

Bloomin' Updates

Small Bites: Fried Padron Peppers

I had the good fortune to travel abroad this summer with my family, and experience Spain for the first time.

Barcelona captured my heart with its blend of upscale cosmopolitan and old-world gothic influence, Gaudi’s magnificent whimsical architecture, and of course, tapas bars. 314 more words

Karen Pavone

Beef Stew with Julia and Joe

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Julia Child

I have always associated Julia Child in my mind with my grandfather, Joe Hardin. 1,056 more words