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Soup: The All Purpose Food Group

Soup can be tuned to fit any type of taste or mood. If you feel like indulging in a spicy flavor or something more comforting, you have options.

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Autumn fish and game options

Autumn means cider and donuts, falling leaves, and football—but it also means more fresh fish and game.

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Fall Vegetables from the Harvest

In the fall, fresh vegetables like pumpkin, carrots, and butternut squash, can make or break a dish.

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Fall Fruits: Beyond the Apple

Sure, the apple is King Fruit of autumn, but check out some of the other fall fruits to broaden your horizons.

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Harvest Celebrations

Since the early days of our agrarian society, the fall harvest has been a time to celebrate our ability as a people to pull the stuff of life from the ground.

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Product Review: Sous Vide Supreme

With sous vide, the aim is to cook the food slowly, over a period of several hours, in a low temperature water bath designed to cook the entire dish to a uniform interior temperature of your choice.

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Slow Cooking with Cook's Country

Introduction to slow cooking with recipes from Cook’s Country. Read more at CHEFS Mix, a kitchen blog by CHEFS.

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Host a BBQ Party—Indoors!

Everyone loves a great BBQ! The food, the fun, the atmosphere—it’s a perfect setup for a memorable party.

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Cantaloupe or muskmelon?

Do you refer to the tan melon as cantaloupe? If so, that is actually incorrect. What we in the U.S. call cantaloupe is muskmelon.

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School Lunches: Think Outside the Bag

Many parents fail to “think outside the bag” when it comes to planning lunches. However, if you give lunch planning a little extra thought, you’ll realize you have several options.

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School Lunches: Bento Box Revolution

Have you heard about the latest lunchbox craze—the bento. If you haven’t, don’t fret. It was new to me, too. Bento is a Japanese slang word for “convenient.”

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School Lunches: Finding Middle Ground

It’s not easy to make sure your children are getting the nutrition they need while at school. What to do? Pack them food they enjoy—and that is healthy.

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School Lunches: Keep Them Nutritious

As the kids are heading back to school, it’s time to start thinking about what you are going to send with them for lunch.

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