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Sweet Potato-Pecan Casserole

When I began researching Thanksgiving sides earlier this month for testing and sharing here, I saw Ellie Krieger’s sweet potato-pecan casserole recipe. It seemed simple, wholesome and yummy. I knew I’d try it before Thanksgiving to test it before making … Continue reading

18. November 2012 by Nina
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Curried Eggplant with Chickpeas & Spinach

Chickpeas or garbanzo beans — or, as I call them, ceci — are among my favorite foods. Some might think it an odd food to call a favorite, but since I was a kid, I would pop these nutty little … Continue reading

23. April 2012 by Nina
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Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins

For years, I have been following my mom’s lead by using sour cream and yogurt to moisten muffins, breads and cakes. My mom adds these ingredients to recipes that don’t even call for them, just sensing it might be too … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Nina
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Roasted Cauliflower and Apple Soup

I’ve been following the Beekman 1802 website the past year, and in that time, I’ve read a bit to expand my knowledge of all things heirloom — seeds, farming, gardening, animals and more. This Christmas, I purchased heirloom seeds for … Continue reading

28. December 2011 by Nina
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Stuffed Delicata Squash

I’ve been telling some of you that I will post some ideas for Thanksgiving sides — and sides in general. Many people say they make the same few sides over and over and they’d like to try some new recipes … Continue reading

13. November 2010 by Nina
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Apple & Cheddar Scones

Dear Deb from Smitten Kitchen, you were right. These scones are addictive. You warned me and I made them, and I immediately ate one out of the oven. (The intoxicating smell of them baking was beckoning me. I could not … Continue reading

01. November 2010 by Nina
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Rustic Squash Soup

I am constantly searching for fun new recipes to use all the seasonal ingredients from our Porter Farms CSA. Lately, I have plenty of squash lingering. We get beautiful squash every week and I’ve currently got over a dozen, with … Continue reading

01. November 2010 by Nina
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