Potato and Pumpkin Puree

Adapted by Ashley Rodriguez from Gourmet, November 2010 Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound large boiling potatoes 1/2 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 cup canned or fresh (roasted) pumpkin 3/4 cup whole milk, warmed 1/4 pound Italian Fontina cheese, diced (about 1 cup) 1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped sage 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1/4 teaspoon…

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Know Your Produce: “Excuse me, but do you have the thyme?”

From http://homecooking.about.com Thyme is one of the best known and most widely-used culinary herbs. It is quite easy to grow and is commonly found as a decorative as well as a functional plant in many home gardens. You will find thyme a welcome flavor in salads, soups, chowders, sauces, breads, vegetable and meat dishes, and…

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Fresh This Week Tips, Week 10.23.10

Gala  Apples STORE: To store, keep Gala apples as cold as possible in the crisper of your refrigerator. PREP: Wash apples prior to eating under cool water. Peel, core and chop them if you plan to make sauce or simply cut them into thin wedges for making apple pie. USE: Gala apples make delicious applesauce,…

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Know Your Produce: Is it a Yam or a Sweet Potato

From www.southernfood.about.com Yam or sweet potato, what in the world is it? Many people use these terms interchangeably both in conversation and in cooking, but they are really two different vegetables. Popular in the American South, these yellow or orange tubers are elongated with ends that taper to a point and are of two dominant…

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