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Blue Spruce Christmas Tree Story

Okay, so when your wife wants a real Blue Spruce Christmas Tree, the average, pathetic, Charlie Brown-like tree from the tent stand down the street just won’t do. This is one man’s struggle to find, set-up and then decorate a Blue Spruce Christmas Tree.  From the Food Nation Radio archives …

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NATIONAL PUMPKIN MONTH RECIPE #1 – FETTUCCINE W/PUMPKIN SHORT RIB SAUCE

What is it about a perfectly cooked short rib that is so satisfying? Maybe it’s the texture or the marbled fat that gently melts into the dish as it simmers. Whatever it is makes it a favorite in my house. This recipe was inspired by the first chilly morning we’ve …

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Savory Pumpkin Risotto

Ingredients – risotto 1 sugar pumpkin (about 1 lb) 1 cup arborio rice (uncooked) 1/4 lb pancetta (in one piece) 1 small onion splash of white wine 5 cups of vegetable or chicken stock 1/4 tsp allspice 1/4 cup parmesan 1 TB cold butter 1 tsp plus sea salt to …

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