How to Roast a Pumpkin

There once was a time in popular American culture when a pumpkin simply meant funny faces or pie. Now, this fall squash is celebrated in products ranging from overpriced lattes at 380 calories a pop

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Spiced Rum Vanilla Extract

Baking cookies has always been a guilty pleasure for me. The first recipe I ever created was a monstrous cookie adapted from three distinct recipes. Even as an adult, I have a well-practiced system that

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6 Tips to Always Be “Party Ready”

Life is pretty busy these days with graduate classes, leading food tours and participating in a community garden program…to name a few. But that hasn’t stopped me from wanting to enjoy the summer entertaining season

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