Get an autumn hug with a sweet potato and mushroom soup
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Get an autumn hug with a sweet potato and mushroom soup

This recipe for Autumn Sweet Potato and Mushroom Soup is creamy with rich, meaty flavors of sweet potato and portobello mushroom.

This pimento cheese is more than the sum of its parts
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This pimento cheese is more than the sum of its parts

My pimento cheese is basically only three ingredients _ sharp cheddar cheese, jarred pimentos and mayonnaise.

Quincy woman's love of cooking leads to 'Dinner is in the Bag' business
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Quincy woman's love of cooking leads to 'Dinner is in the Bag' business

The time involved in cooking keeps many busy people out of the kitchen -- and helped inspire Lori Brenner's business, Dinner is in the Bag, which offers parties where guests leave with 10 meals to feed their family along with ready-made meals for the oven or slow cooker available for pickup.

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Correction: Alice Waters Memoir story

Correction: Alice Waters Memoir story

Apple crumble is an ideal way to capture rich pie taste
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Apple crumble is an ideal way to capture rich pie taste

Today's Fall Apple Rosemary Crumble with Chia Seed recipe takes a few creative turns. I complement the apple filling with another classic autumn flavor: rosemary.

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Pear Tarte Tatin
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COOKING ON DEADLINE: Pear Tarte Tatin

Making a tarte tatin can sound scary, but go for it _ and be grateful for premade puff pastry

New York wine country: Sips and scenery in the Finger Lakes
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New York wine country: Sips and scenery in the Finger Lakes

New York wine country: Sipping and sightseeing in the scenic Finger Lakes

Be prepared to make pastry cream and caramel. It's tart time
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Be prepared to make pastry cream and caramel. It's tart time

This recipe for Caramel Apple can be prepared as one large tart in a basic 10-inch tart pan and asks that you create pastry cream as well as caramel _ twice

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NYC to offer free lunch to all public school students

New York City public schools will offer free lunch to every student when the new school year starts Thursday

Sorry, Grandma, I'm tweaking your spaghetti and meatballs
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Sorry, Grandma, I'm tweaking your spaghetti and meatballs

To make your grandma's spaghetti and meatballs faster and healthier, try lean beef, stretch the meat out by adding mushrooms and add jarred marinara sauce

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