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Cranberries for Chanukah

This year marks one of the rare times that the first night of Chanukah coincides with Christmas Eve. Interfaith families might be lighting candles while waiting for Santa. My favorite latke recipe never changes but this year I decided to … Continue reading

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In My January Kitchen

January in New England typically brings ice, snow and more snow — ideal weather for soups and stews. With inspiration from Australia-based Celia at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, I am sharing highlights from my kitchen this month.

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A Tart Native American Taste of Cape Cod

Cranberries, the tart, red fruits essential to Thanksgiving feasts, grew on Cape Cod long before Americans turned them into a sugary accompaniment to turkey. The Wampanoag Native American people called the berries sassamenesh and used them as dyes. They also … Continue reading

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A Beginner Attempts a Prize-Winning Pie

  Embarrassing to admit, I never baked an entire apple pie before this weekend. How un-American!

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