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What The Heck Are Ployes?

If you’re from Aroostook County, Maine, you know all about these special buckwheat pancakes, which are a treasured culinary tradition. Learn their interesting history and how they’re made.

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Pumpkin Tex-Mex Chili

It’s pumpkin season! But why limit the celebration to just pies and muffins? Serve this colorful, hearty chili with cornbread and a big green salad and you’ve got the perfect meal for a crowd.

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Pumpkin Cornbread

This fabulous tea bread is not too sweet, but the cornmeal makes it interesting enough to disappear quickly!

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Spinach and Arugula Salad with Strawberry Dressing

Put those garden strawberries to use with this seasonal and vitamin-packed salad for dinner. Make it tonight!

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Think Outside The Cup! 11 Clever Ways To Cook With Coffee

Dinner is… brewed? Everyone’s favorite morning beverage enhances the flavor of many culinary dishes — from dry rubs to gravies. Try these delicious ways to incorporate coffee into your cooking.

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The Man Who Made Potatoes Popular

Learn how a French pharmacist named Antoine-Augustin Parmentier used unconventional tactics to save the once-illegal spud. Includes a signature recipe!

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Easy Summer Peach Pie Recipe

It’s been a great year for juicy, fresh peaches, so why not make a pie that’s just “peachy”? It will be a huge hit at your next cookout!

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Spinach Recipe Contest Winners

It was a difficult task, but our judges chose 3 tasty dishes featuring spinach as the main ingredient. See the mouthwatering recipes that will become winners with you as well!

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