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Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa

Fall’s pumpkins and squash make handy containers for dinner. Baked or roasted, they offer space inside for delicious fillings. Meat, cheese, vegetables, or grains can all make their home inside the belly of a squash.

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Turnip and Roasted Garlic Soup

You’ll go wild for this simple, luxuriously creamy turnip soup with roasted garlic. Herbs and a sprinkle of cheese take it over the top. You’ll go wild for this simple, luxuriously creamy turnip soup with roasted garlic. Herbs and a sprinkle of cheese take it over the top. You may need to double the recipe for your next dinner party.

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Chicken Soup with Hand-Made Noodles

I almost tossed a bag of store-brand egg noodles into the grocery cart when Jeff remarked, “I’ve always wanted to make homemade noodles. I’ll have to get to it someday.”
“Why not today” I asked.

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Parisian Potato Salad

Potatoes pair well with tender green beans, briny artichokes, and a zippy garlic-vinegar-mustard dressing. Make a big batch—and bring the recipe. Your friends and family will want it.

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Healthy Moms are Happy Moms

Hey kids and teens: Want to do something nice—I mean, really nice—for your Mom on Mother’s Day? Here’s an idea. Treat her to a healthy snack: No-Bake Carrot-Apple Breakfast Bars.

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Jeweled Beet Salad

Ladies, because each of you is a jewel in God’s crown, may I present Jeweled Beet Salad? It is a luxurious melding of earthy beets and cardamom, brightened and sweetened with fresh orange.

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Hot Cacao: Liquid Comfort

Enter the comfort of hot cacao. Little sip by little sip, I allow its luxurious
goodness to coat my mouth. Aromas of cacao and vanilla, laced with pure maple
syrup for sweetness, waft into my sinuses. Pure heaven.

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Passion for Pumpkin: Pumpkin Pie Smoothies and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

We a pumpkin-crazy society! Fall nips at the air, we reach for sweaters, and then…bam! We begin to crave pumpkin! We’re out of our gourds for pumpkin—a member of the flowering plant family that also includes cucumbers, melons, squashes, and gourds. Grocery store shelves are stocked with pumpkin spiced coffee, pumpkin corn chips, pumpkin muffins,