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By Andrew Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families When I was little I thought stuffing was gross because it was, you know, the guts. My big brother Tony convinced me by whispering, “Yep, Mom really does serve us guts, but don’t tell her I told you!” Then one Thanksgiving, when Tony […]

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By Marilyn Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families The holiday season is here and social calendars are quickly filling up. Between decorating, gift shopping and card writing, it can be an overwhelming time. Last weekend, I needed an appetizer in a hurry to bring to a luncheon and made this delicious […]

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By Marilyn Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families Thanksgiving in our house means both the North and South are represented. Applewood-Smoked Bacon & Greens is one dish that often replaces green beans or Brussels sprouts on our table because it pleases both sides. We love applewood-smoked bacon because the pork is […]

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By Andrew Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families Fondue was one of the special dinners I had growing up. I don’t remember what kind of an occasion prompted my folks to pull out the fondue pot, but it was fairly often. The first pot I remember actually used little cans of […]

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By Andrew Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families …I say yam! There’s so much confusion about which one is which, I’m not sure anyone truly knows the difference anymore, or that the difference much matters. Part of the confusion is that both tubers come in different shapes, sizes and colors, and […]

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By Marilyn Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families By traditional standards, our urban neighborhood isn’t the best for trick or treating. In other words, there are only a few houses on each block that hand out candy. But somehow the kids always come back with enough loot to last a month. […]

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By Marilyn Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families I discovered early on the comfort of eating a steaming bowl of soup on a cold day. The soups of my youth were tomato and chicken noodle, but my favorite was chicken and dumplings. After all these years, I still love them all […]

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By Andrew Hunter For The Family Table, a blog for busy families How many of us spend too much time in front of a screen? Not a window screen, but a digital screen? My family and I do, so much so that sometimes we have days when screens are off limits. The boys are simply […]

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