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Pumpkins are a fixture at autumn farmers markets in Turkey, where they grow so large that they're often cut with saws and sold in

In the beginning, there was the pineapple, and it was good -- very, very good, about as good as anything ever gets. But if

Despite the myths that get bandied around about what was served at the first Thanksgiving, the only report we have, from Pilgrim chronicler Edward

As we slide into the holiday season, my mind turns toward maple: maple syrup, maple frosting -- and maple fudge. The world has quite enough

The first pears have arrived in markets and, when perfectly ripe, they are delicious when eaten out-of-hand. And yet, as the weeks go by,

What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye, What calls back the past, like the rich Pumpkin pie? -- John Greenleaf Whittier, "The