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No harm, no fowl: Vegetarian Thanksgiving favorites

No other holiday seems to hold such firm sway over the hearts -- and stomachs -- of Americans as Thanksgiving. Between an enormous feast shared with family (or friends), an entire day of television devoted to parades and football games, a dash of fervent patriotism, and three more days off for leftovers and...

Acid trip: the joys of local cider vinegar

I don't like to play favorites among the seasons, but autumn has a fragrant glory all its own, despite its shorter days and the hints of cold weather yet to come. When the temperatures begin to tumble at last and I reach for a cozy sweater, I want to smell crisp, sweet-tart apples and warm apple cider...

The grape taste of Ohio wines

I am not a wine connoisseur by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, when it comes to wine, I can generally take it or leave it. I've nothing against it, mind you, and I've found that the right wine can often make a good meal even more blissful. But I can also leave a wine bottle in the refrigerator for...

Saving seeds for the future: Barton Organic Farm

Though I've lived in this town through twelve summers now, I've only been a faithful farmers-market groupie for the past four or five. I'm not entirely sure why it took me so long to spend my Saturday mornings hiking downtown, hobnobbing with the farmers, and carrying home lots of fresh produce for the week...

Thanks a melon!

This is the third installment from our new correspondent Jennifer aka Baklava Queen, who lives in northeastern Ohio and blogs regularly at Rolling in the Dough. (Read her first guest post, on canning tomatoes, or her second, on peaches and herbs united.) On almost every weekend throughout the summer and...

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