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October is National Cookbook Month – Get Cooking!

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It’s fall and in most regions it’s beginning to get a little chilly in the evenings. Sweaters are starting to come out of the mothballs they’ve been resting in all summer long, blankets are being tucked into beds once again, decorative throws are being tossed on sofas, and logs from outside are being brought in for a crackling evening fire in the fireplace or wood-burning stove. If all this coziness is making you want to grab a cookbook and experiment with a new recipe for a hearty soup or stew, pot roast, chili (meatless or otherwise), steaming, in-season vegetables such as kale, butternut squash, turnips, brussels sprouts or broccoli, you are not alone. If you love to cook, as I…

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Bucket List: Attending Mario Batali’s Jets + Chefs Tailgate

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I recently came across the event posting for Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate hosted by Mario Batali and Joe Namath and I’m jumping up and down like I’m 4 years old again, yelling, “I wanna go! I wanna go!” Now many of you may be asking, “WHY? It’s the Jets.” Well, let me tell you. I’m a born-and-raised New York Jets fan. Surprising, right? Alas, we are still out there. And some of my fondest memories are from tailgating with my dad, uncle and cousins in the MetLife Stadium parking lot, what used to be The Meadowlands (personally, I liked that name better) in East Rutherford, NJ. There was nothing better than the camaraderie that you felt walking around talking with all of…

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