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Thanksgiving Cranberries with Cherries & Cloves

This is my favorite cranberry recipes; the dried cherries give it a touch more sweetness than traditional cranberry recipes. Get ahead of the game and make this cranberry-cherry 4 days ahead. Ingredients 2 ½ cups cranberry juice 8 oz dried tart cherries 1 cup sugar 12 oz fresh cranberries ¼ tsp cloves Directions Simmer cranberry juice in a large […]

Last Minute Halloween Treat

Turn ordinary store-bought, chocolate cupcakes into something fun and festive for an easy last minute treat for your kids’ Halloween party.  You can make these batty cupcakes simply by adding edible candy eyes (you’ll find them with the cake decorating supplies at your grocery store) and use oreo halves for wings. Check out some of our other […]

College Club’s Annual Book Sale

Come peruse the wide variety of books at College Club’s Annual Book Sale at Somerville Elementary School. Browse beautiful coffee table books, children’s books, cooking, art, gardening and design books, large print books, curio books, special 1st Editions, signed books, books on tape, CDs, movies, and, of course, hundreds of mysteries, novels, current best sellers in hard […]

7 Sippable Apple Cocktails to Celebrate Autumn

Got apples? Try one of these apple-inspired cocktails to get you in the mood for fall. 1. Apple Cider Sangria Here’s a great cocktail for entertaining. 2. Slow-Cooked Mulled Spiked Cider Your whole house will smell like fall when you slow-cook this mulled cider with cinnamon, ginger and cloves. 3. Golden Apple Cocktail An amber, autumnal cocktail made with […]

Halloween Cocktails: Vanilla Pumpkin Martini

Ingredients 2 ounces vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce cream liqueur 1/2 ounce pumpkin liqueur Dip in the rim of your glass into a shallow bowl of water to wet the rim of a martini glass. Then, dip the glass in black salt to cat the edge. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the vodka and cream liqueur. Shake it well. […]

Savory Chicken, Corn & Butternut Squash Chowder with Bacon

Warm up with this savory bowl of chunky, tender pieces of roasted chicken, bacon, corn, butternut squash, peppers, and onions and seasonings. SIZE: 10 servings INGREDIENTS: 10 bacon slices, chopped 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 3 medium onions, chopped 2 cups chopped red bell peppers (about 2 large) 1/4 cup all purpose flour 9 cups low-salt chicken […]

20+ Tasty Treats for Halloween

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Batty Cupcakes Keep it simple: turn ordinary store cupcakes into something festive. Just add googly edible eyes and oreo halves for wings to make your batty little cakes. 2. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies If you love the peanut and chocolate […]

Your Child Left for College … But Also, Not Really

I have never subscribed to the “Little kids, little problems. Big kids, big problems,” line of thinking. It diminishes the backbreaking, exhausting challenges of raising young children, while terrifying parents about what is to come. You mean it gets worse? I do, however, subscribe to the truth that every stage of parenting is challenging in […]
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