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The perfect Christmas dinner

One of the most confusing aspects of Christmas is the beloved ritual of Christmas dinner. For those who celebrate the holiday, there is no doubt that a special family feast should occur on the most special day of the year, […]

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12 fun facts about Poinsettias

Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor, UVM Do you like trivia, or at least learning more about the top-selling holiday plant? If so, perhaps you will be interested in a dozen fun facts about the poinsettia plants you buy and see […]

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What you need to know about oils

By Kate Robitello One thing you may have noticed in the last decade is that plant-based oil is found in virtually every product we use. Look at the ingredients next time you’re shopping at a grocery store and you’re likely […]

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Thanksgiving 6.0

If I have my timing right for when this column goes to press, it is safe to say tomorrow the majority of you reading this will celebrate Thanksgiving. Hopefully, you will sit down with family and friends to enjoy a […]

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Pass the pie…and crickets?

By Rachel Sargent As you put together a dinner plan for this Thanksgiving, perhaps you’re looking for something to add a little variety to the traditional holiday meal, or ways to eat healthy food while supporting good environmental practices. How […]

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The Movie Diary

By Dom Cioffi Most everyone is familiar with the popular adage that I used for the title of this week’s column. More commonly known as Murphy’s Law, the phrase “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong” points to the […]

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The Outside Story: Wild Turkeys

By Carolyn Lorié By late October, with the summer birds long gone, I find myself growing ever more appreciative of the birds that stick around, including wild turkeys. With their leathery necks and odd gaits, they are reliably entertaining and […]

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