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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Coming off the first full school week and our first cold spell can make a person weary of what’s to come—a humdrum routine and little daylight left for leisure. But when the going gets tough, turn to some real tough cookies: the Italian cantuccini. These are the classic almond-studded cookies offered [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   Corn is with us all summer. We watch it grow, we measure it against ourselves and gauge our summers by it, checking if it’s knee-high by the fourth of July. We see its tassels wave in the wind and, when the sweet corn is finally ready, we strip off its [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   It’s back to school time again, which often makes for hasty morning meals. If you or someone you know has a hard time rising and shining, take away the pressure of the full sit-down breakfast experience by grabbing some milk and cereal to go—no bowl required. With these clever little [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   If in these late August days you’re feeling like you’ve had every kind of salad under the sun, try this unexpected twist on a sweet summer staple—savory watermelon salad. While the combination may sound strange, it’s surprising how well these flavors play off each other: the sweet watermelon, its mild [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   Just in summer’s full flush comes the first inkling that the season’s end is hastening on. So it’s time to live up the best of the season through these warm August nights. For a real fiesta of a first course, or as a late night refresher, spice things up with [...]

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