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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

Holiday Holly Treats

Every holiday cookie plate needs these festive holly treats. They are simple to make and so yummy – but not too many, kids....
Introducing EATS Reads Discussion Board

Introducing EATS Reads Discussion Board

Did you ever read a book so delicious you couldn’t put it down? A book that propelled you to the market for ingredients to make some exotic dish that was so eloquently described that your mouth watered? Or a book that found you leafing through your recipe cards for...

Recipes from our kitchen…

Jim’s Italian Sausage

Jim's Italian Sausage is so versatile and handy to have around! This recipe makes about 5 pounds of sausage, most of which we freeze in smaller amounts for later use. A couple of our favorite recipes are Italian Sausage Manicotti and Mom's Spaghetti Sauce. Also, you...

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Table Talk

EATS Reads 10 Delicious Book Picks

Sometimes serious, sometimes funny, all these books are fantastic reads! If you’ve already read them, or after you do, come on over to our EATS Reads discussion board and share your thoughts.    Chocolat by Joanne Harris The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Fried Green...

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Lessons in the Garden

The trees are budding and the sprouts are in the windowsill, soon it will be time to plant our garden. Below is a brief history of my "gardening" life. Do you grow things to eat in the summer? What do you grow and why? I'd love to learn from your experiences! I grew...

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The Great St. Paddy’s Day Inferno

St. Patrick’s Day at the McGuire’s —it was going to be grand! Five couples plus ourselves would gather in the dining room of our newly built home to enjoy some traditional Irish fare. It was our first real dinner party in the home that we had spent the previous year...

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