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Thanksgiving Recipes From All Around the Web – Turkey, Vegetarian Thanksgivings, Sides and Pies – All Here

November 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Turkey dinner is the biggest meal of the year for many cooks – and most stressful for some – definitely for first-time cooks who are nervous enough about hosting more than six diners at a time. In case you need help, I’ve found a number of sites on the web that are offering some solid […]

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Food Questions That Make Me Laugh…and Sometimes Weep

November 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Cooking can be puzzling to those who don’t do it much, or haven’t kept up with ingredients or techniques. Some, however, make me think, “What the…?” At The Post, I took calls every week from 3-6 p.m. on Thursdays – the day the food section came out. I’d get tons of questions that mostly made […]

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Ask Jan: Where Can I Find a Florida Orange-Coconut Spread I Remember as a Child?

June 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments

From a reader, Timothi Kae Mahaffey, in the Allegheny mountains of Pennsylvania-Warren: “I hope you can help me with this one. Years ago, I visited Orange Lake, Florida, where my grandparents lived during the winter. There was a spread that was thick and you put it on toast like a jam/jelly/marmalade, and I think it […]

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