Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust

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  It’s hard to believe that not everyone’s a fan of traditional pumpkin pie, but most everybody loves ice cream. This recipe marries the best of both worlds: creamy vanilla ice cream spiked with pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger. Even pumpkin-pie …
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A Gluten Free Bake-Off

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What happens when an avid baker gets diagnosed with Celiac disease and can no longer create delectable baked goods that boast the perfect flake or texture or rise? She goes in search of a replacement; and when said baker finds them lacking, she …
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How to Deseed a Pomegranate

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Pumpkins and cranberries aren’t the only fruits of the season; sweet-tart pomegranates are at their peak in November. In late October this botanical treasure appears in produce aisles, but by mid-January they are gone, gone, gone. Nicknamed the …
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Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Blue Cheese and Pomegranate

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We know it’s a holiday --- you’ve got the bird and those spuds --- but hey don’t forget about adding in some green! Oven-roasted Brussels sprouts are a natural with Thanksgiving dinner. Topped with tangy blue cheese and sweet/tart pomegranate seeds, …
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Five-Day Healthy Meal Plan

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Meal-planning ideas come easy to me. I’m a planner by nature; the food industry is my profession and I simply love to cook. For those who desperately strive to create nutritious fare but still struggle to put a healthy meal plan together --- I …
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Sunday’s Finest Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

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My last When In Rome post made us realize that comfort food doesn’t necessarily have to be congruent with heavy, greasy, "I need to take a nap" food. I've often wondered how eating something that sits like a rock in your belly and makes you feel like …
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