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EATSTogether is brought to you by a family who loves to cook and eat together: my family. Here you will find my blog articles on everything food. Also, enjoy many of our family’s favorite recipes and learn our strategies for sharing as many meals as possible with family and friends. I hope you will share your tips and experiences, too. I’m just starting out, so let me know what you like, what you want to see more of and how and with whom you eat together – feel free to email me or comment throughout the site.

Featured Recipe

Italian Sausage and Cheese (Not) Stuffed Manicotti

These "not stuffed" manicotti may be a little easier to make than the traditional filled pasta tubes we're used to, but...

Table Talk

Eat Your Vegetables!?

We know that fruits and vegetables are all good for us, but are they equal? For many of us, it is almost a collective childhood memory: you’re sitting at the dinner table, on your plate is a portion of broccoli/spinach/carrots (or fill-in-the-vegetable). You’ve...

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Three Tasty and Simple Veggie Sides

Here are three veggie side dishes that we make on a regular basis. They are flavorful, but what we like most about them is that they are simple. With just a few fresh ingredients we can quickly prepare a hot vegetable side to go with dinner. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive...

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A Book for the Season and a Recipe for the Books

This is just one of the many beautiful illustrations in Cranberry Thanksgiving, a gem of a book that I had growing up. Maggie, Grandmother and Mr. Whiskers, warm by the hearth, decide to let the thieving Mr. Horace inside to share the last piece of pumpkin pie....

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Recipes from our kitchen…

Smokey Tomato Sauce

We make this sauce in August when we have more tomatoes than we know what to do with. We love the "hearty without meat" flavor it brings to a wide variety of dishes. Another plus: it maintains it's unique, smokey flavor through the canning process. In our version of...

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