Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gingerbread: Little Known Facts

Gingerbread is fun! Learn some things you never knew about gingerbread and find holiday gingerbread events around the Valley this season!

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Do Your Cranberries Pop?

Back in the days when our children were little, my husband and I used to make cooking cranberries, for our holiday feast, a family fun event. Fun…how is cooking cranberries fun?

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Fall into Autumn with Specialty Soup and Stew Recipes

Across the country, the leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping and cooks everywhere are pulling out their stock pots and soup ladles. Fall brings shorter days, cooler nights, and soups and stews of every variety. Nothing is quite as warm and welcoming as a hot and hearty bowl of soup.

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Falling for Traditional Foods with a Twist

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh baked pumpkin pie to make it feel like fall. Traditional fall foods like pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and butternut squash inspire a sense of comfort and home in all of us. According to a recent Foodie News segment from the American Farm Bureau, these fall foods are inspiring more than just a sense of home. They are appearing all over the specialty foods market and are one of the biggest food trends right now.

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Gardener’s World 26th Annual Poinsettia Festival

The nursery farm atmosphere at the base of South Mountain is a special treat for the family and the best place to purchase the most unusual and long lasting poinsettias. Visit Gardener’s World’s 26th Annual Poinsettia Festival.

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