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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

December 14, 2011 • 1 Comment

I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…

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Fall Recipe! Pork Roast with Sauerkraut

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The onset of Fall and the approach of Winter can remind you of Robert Frost, of pumpkins, of trips to the mountains to watch the changing leaves. Sweaters. Socks. But for me, it means it’s…

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Algonquin at Home: Tomato and Watermelon Salad from Seasoned in the South

1 Comment August 8, 2011 • 1 Comment

It’s a sad fact that I cannot be left alone in a room with a ripe watermelon. It’s too much for me. Ever since childhood, I’ve suffered from a rare and dangerous disease called CWED…

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At Home with Algonquin: Fresh Tomato Tart from Seasoned in the South

3 Comments July 7, 2011 • 3 Comments

I’ve always avoided turning on the oven in the summer. Growing up in an old house in the north meant that we didn’t have air conditioning through the warm Pennsylvania summers and the heat from…

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This Easter get Seasoned in the South

No Comments April 21, 2011 • No Comments

Easter is my favorite family-oriented holiday. No gifts, just food. The weather is warm but not hot. The flowers are in bloom. Everybody comes home from church in their whites and pastels, ready to sit…

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December 17, 2010

Christmas Week: Recipes from Bill Smith and Camille Glenn

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Christmas Day is now just ten days away, prompting me to reconsider just how much time I have to do all my holiday shopping. I mean, even if I had the money to buy thoughtful…

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November 22, 2010

This Thanksgiving Get Seasoned In The South

1 Comment November 22, 2010 • 1 Comment

Heather Lende, author of the beautiful memoirs Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs and If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name, has a new column in Woman’s Day. Her first piece…

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July 12, 2010

Bill Smithand the Honeysuckle Hunt

1 Comment July 12, 2010 • 1 Comment

Bill Smith has served as chef at Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for more than a decade. His essays have been featured in newspapers and on radio and television, and his recipes have…

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March 18, 2010

Bill Smith: Taking It On The Road

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Last month I was invited by the Viking Range company to give a series of classes at their cooking school in Greenwood, Mississippi. The company’s headquarters is there and, besides the school, there are factories,…

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February 24, 2010

James Beard News!

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Last week, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalist nominees for their annual awards ceremony (“the Oscars of the food world”). We are excited to announce that Algonquin author (and owner of the Chapel Hill…

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