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Life After Flu

I’ve been hit hard this flu season…three weeks at Christmas and three more weeks in Jan/Feb.  Thank goodness for quilts (this one made by my friend Sharon) and books… …and if you haven’t read Colin Meloy’s YA adventure “Wildwood,” consider it…the main locale is Portland and it is a VERY fun read…here are the maps […]

Thanksgiving Standard

Some years ago now my brother Bruce got two recipes from NPR for cranberry sauce.  That was his “specialty”…and though we haven’t shared Thanksgiving with them in quite a few years, this Garlicky Cranberry Chutney is a mainstay…this is Susan Stamberg’s favorite she says…originally from Madhur Jaffrey’s cookbook “East/West Menus for Family and Friends (Harper […]