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Puritan Pumpkins: ‘Fruit of the Lord’

Pumpkin pie will grace most Thanksgiving tables this week, including mine. Yet at the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621, the pumpkin would likely have been stewed, not baked. Advertisements

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In My November Kitchen

This Japanese maple in my yard shows the season in New England right now – the opposite of some readers, but that’s what makes this monthly forum, started by Celia of fig jam and lime cordial, so much fun.

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In My October Kitchen

Thanks once again to inspiration from Celia at figjamandlimecordial, here’s a peek into my October kitchen near Boston, Massachusetts. Cool weather has brought root vegetables back to the farmer’s markets. Last night, I diced an assortment (beets, carrots, parsnips, butternut squash), then tossed with olive … Continue reading

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