The mother of foodie holidays is coming, and if you are like me, you are already looking over recipes, planning menus, and planning your assault on your favorite grocery store or farmer’s market before all the quality stuff is gone. (more…)

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When I started doing research for this article, I only planned to highlight peaches – I have a fantastic peach cobbler recipe from Tyler Florence that I am anxious to try. I ran across an article on peaches and nectarines in the Food section of the LA Times and– the article called them “kissing cousins”. Since there are only small differences between the two fruits (and I haven’t posted a blog in a while), I decided to highlight them both. And anyway, who doesn’t love a sweet nectarine? (more…)

 My great-grandmother had diabetes. My grandmother has diabetes, and her sister has it as well. 

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