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Food & Drink

Ro Howe’s Recipes: Chilled Pear Soup with Raspberries

By Ro Howe
By Ro Howe

Though we can find pears all year, they are at their best and a glorious blessing of midsummer. When you bite, their solid structure defies viscosity. Their soft, slightly gritty cell structure holds intensely flavored juice with a distinct floral-pear aroma. Bite into a ripe pear and you will be forgiven the drool of nectar smearing your lips.

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Food & Drink

A Stove Named Gertie

By Ro Howe
By Ro Howe

You can see how important Gertie has been to my work over the last 30 years! So it was with much trepidation that a while ago, I'm afraid I had to report that Gertie, our faithful Garland, had taken up smoking in her old age!

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Food & Drink

Ro’s Recipes: Madeira Squash Soup

By Ro Howe
By Ro Howe

As you walk through the aisles of the market — farmer or super — allow winter to seduce you with late autumn’s bounty: apple glory galore, pumpkins, beauty beets and squashes of all shapes, sizes, colors and density.

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Emotional Health · Family & Friends

Christmas Given and Received

By Ro Howe
By Ro Howe

Gifts to give to a young parent of limited means: A series of classes on how to plan, shop, cook and serve healthy meals for their family and a copy of “The Joy of Cooking.” Because: Give a person a gift card to McDonalds and you feed them for a day; teach a person how to cook and you feed them — and their family, for a generation.

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