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Preserved Home: Spice up pumpkin with this Alfredo recipe

Preserved Home: Spice up pumpkin with this Alfredo recipe

Laura Woolfrey Macklem

October 25, 2016


Filed under NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

Fall is my favorite season, so I jumped on the pumpkin wagon. But instead of buying something pumpkin flavored, I wanted to cook something with actual pumpkin — something fresh and creative.

Preserved Home: Warming pecans, frosty cranberries ideal for the season

Preserved Home: Warming pecans, frosty cranberries ideal for the season

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

November 15, 2013


Filed under COLUMNISTS, Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, and not just because I’m a foodie. Thanksgiving has tradition, warmth, and gathers family much like Christmas, but without all the gift pressure. And unlike fighting crowds for buying toys and other gifts, I love Thanksgiving shopping, filling my grocery basket...

Preserved Home: Don’t be spooked by powdered pumpkin

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

October 10, 2013


Filed under COLUMNISTS, Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

One of my favorite childhood memories is our annual fall trip to Bates Nut Farm to get a pumpkin. There were no bounce houses, vendors or face painters at the pumpkin patch back then. It was just pumpkins. And it was wonderful. Growing up in the 1970’s and ’80s, everyone in my neighborhood only...

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