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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vinegar shrubs are just about the neatest thing ever. While there is apparently a long and noble tradition of diluting vinegar in water with a little honey for a refreshing drink, the shrub seems to have risen to popularity during temperance movements in the nineteenth century, when respectable ladies sought satisfying alternatives to strong drink. […]

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September is an interesting month. We still have nearly all of summer’s bounty, but the cooling weather trends and shorter days lead us towards the starchy comforts of cozy fall foods. This month we’ll bridge that divide by showcasing late summer’s best and brightest in the trappings of fall’s coziest foods. September is also classically […]

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It’s hard to say farewell to summer, but the inevitable shift towards lengthening nights and paling sunshine is upon us. Above all, I’m excited for the transition into autumnal foods: I can’t deny that baked goods and soups and casseroles are looking mighty attractive right about now, and that I wouldn’t mind a (little) break […]

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