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Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar and Pecan Streusel

This is a classic way to make sweet potatoes sing. It’s an easy dish to prepare a day or two before and reheat while the turkey rests. Sweet Potato Casserole 2 1/12 pounds sweet potatoes 1 egg 1 tbsp molasses … Continue reading

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Green Tomato and Buttermilk Salad Dressing

We hate the idea of throwing out green tomatoes. With the tomato plants finally pulled, we know it will be months before we see them again. But we also can’t fry them all. Some are simply too small. So we’ve … Continue reading

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Rutabaga and Parsnip Puree

With summer vegetables a not-so-distant memory (our jalapenos produce well into October), we’re looking for seasonal produce that ushers in fall. Now if only the thermometer would get the message. Rutabaga and Parsnip Puree 2 cups rutabaga, peeled and cut … Continue reading

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Cornbread with Barbecue Sauce and Jalapeno

By Katherine Greg made a boatload of barbecue sauce and while finding creative places to squirrel the leftovers in the fridge said: ‘We need to find a way to use this.’ Challenge accepted. Cornbread 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: So Long Summer

Labor Day weekend might be the symbolic end of summer, but we expect to be sweating for the next few weeks. Still we can pretend that the pool and grill will soon be covered, that leaves are ready to fall … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Salad Edition

Young Wifey gave us this idea when she did a roundup on all of her favorite summer salads. Each one looked fantastic. Since we’re still in picnic and cookout season, we thought we’d share our favorite summer salads too. We … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad with Cucumber and Tomato

This is a great, zesty side for burgers or barbecue. It also works as a main dish over kale or in a nice tossed salad. If you don’t have green tomato, omit it and add a bit more diced red … Continue reading

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