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Soup is good for health and the soul


As I’m perusing soup recipes for this column, my nose is stuffed up, ears are blocked, and I have watery eyes – yay! Guess it’s cold season. Which also seems the perfect time for soup recipes. (Not to mention that January is also dubbed as National Soup Month.) I don’t know what it is about a hearty bowl of soup […]

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Warm beverages for cold days


The holiday season has passed and now we ride the storm out for the rest of the winter. What better way to warm up our tummies (other than soup – look for a future recipe column on that) is a hot beverage. Whether it be on account of a sore throat, a soothing beverage to enjoy on a cold day, […]

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Family recipes shared


 My mother-in-law, Shirley Reichel, has been doing some early spring cleaning and came across a box full of old recipes. Knowing of my constant quest to find recipes for the paper, she gifted them to me, so the recipes that follow are courtesy o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

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Recipes to spice up your holidays


 Much thanks to the Natural Harvest Food Coop in Virginia for sharing the following recipes. A nice assortment of goodies to enjoy at holiday gatherings as we ease into a new year. The Co-op offers a variety of classes, community dinners, and ma… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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