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We woke up yesterday to a land of winter. Fresh snow was piled onto old snow, and the forecast warned of 10 more inches. We had spent the week cross country skiing, preparing trees for maple sugar and sledding. The week of … Continue reading

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Our Valentine’s Dinner Tradition or How to Have a Cheap Date

My husband and I will be celebrating Valentine’s Day at home this year, as we have done every year.  In fact, most of our date nights are at home, partly, because the cost of nice meal at home is less than … Continue reading

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Humbling Cheesecake

Our bellies bulged from the scrumptious Christmas supper my mother had prepared. Gift wrap was scattered across the floor like autumn leaves. Presents had been exchanged, thank you’s said, and only one thing was left to complete this joyous Noel: dessert. I … Continue reading

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Cucumber Boats

Before squash wilt decimated my cucumber crop, I had an abundance of cucumbers and only a few really great recipes, of which pickles were my favorite. After harvesting serving bowls full of cucumbers, even I discovered a limit to the … Continue reading

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Peach and Blueberry Pie

Last week, I was in middle of biting into a maple-syrup-soaked pancake, when I realized that I had not planned a dessert for the evening. A few friends were coming over that Sunday, and I was barely prepared to cook … Continue reading

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100% Whole Wheat Grilled Pizza

Before my son could say the words “grill” and “cook,” he referred to our grill by a combination of sounds: “Phooo, Phooo, pssst.” The first two sounds he also used for candle flames, fire places, and food too hot to … Continue reading

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Work and Play

This post is weeks overdue, but I thought you’d like to hear how we spent the week of July Fourth. In brief, it was stuffed with insulation and celebration. My in-laws traveled from Vermont to help us prepare our home … Continue reading

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