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Ah, The Apple Month

By Chef Judi Gallagher – If you alphabetize your favorite recipes and keep them in a file on your computer or in a time-worn box on the pantry shelf, this is the month you stop at the letter A. It’s apple month, time to celebrate the fruit that has been America’s favorite since Colonial times …

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Sugar Alternatives, Know When to Use Which Ones

By Chef Judi Gallagher – When scanning the aisles at the grocery store, you’ll notice there are an incredible number of  refined white sugar alternatives. How do you know which ones to use? Isn’t fructose bad for you? Sugar is often associated with fattening foods, diabetes and high energy. But there are a lot of …

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Ultimate No-Fail Turkey Gravy

By Chef Judi Gallagher – Growing up in my mother’s kitchen in Connecticut, I can you that gravy was not her forte. Typically it was greasy and it separated. That’s why my parents deemed me worthy of my culinary degree from Johnson and Wales when I returned home on Thanksgiving to prepare a silky, lump-free …

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Becoming The Good Humor Man

By Chef Judi Gallagher – I’ve discovered ice cream nirvana. This is significant since I have never been much of an ice cream eater. In fact, our younger son used to marvel when we would all go out for ice cream and I would order a diet soda. Occasionally, I’d order a root beer float …

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Oatmeal and Blueberry Month, Yum!

By Chef Judi Gallagher – In January we celebrate both Oatmeal Month and National Blueberry Pancake week. Oatmeal and blueberries are in my favorite food categories, so I decided to combine the two for a healthier version of traditional pancakes. Combining whole wheat flour with the oats makes the texture more dense than usual, but …

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