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Holiday fruitcake hell (with a fudge recipe as an apology)

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book (1959) features multiple recipes for fruitcake. All the variations are shown in a photo of what the cookbook calls a “fruitcake window.” I call it a glimpse into fruitcake hell:

photo showing multiple fruitcakes

Shelves and shelves of fruitcake variations (photos and recipe © 1959 Meredith Corporation)

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Montreal food diary: June 19–24, 2014

open-faced bean burger at Bonnys

Open-faced bean burger with salsa at Bonnys

Buckwheat crepe with goat cheese, walnuts, pears, and honey

Buckwheat crepe with goat cheese, walnuts, pears, and honey at L’Armorique (located outside of Montreal in Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts)

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My weekend ritual: (optionally) nutty and nondairy oatmeal pancakes

I make oatmeal pancakes almost every Saturday morning I’m home, but it took me a while to find a recipe I really like.

oatmeal pancakes

Just add walnuts and maple syrup!

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Destination dining: Chef & the Farmer

A friend and I drove about a three-hour roundtrip to enjoy the food at Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC. The food and service were worth every minute of the journey.

Flash-fried collard greens with sea salt

Flash-fried collard greens with sea salt

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