Thanksgiving food guide, allium, baking soda

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 6, 2017

poplar trees in november

When the tree bares, the music of it changes:
Hard and keen is the sound, long and mournful;
Pale are the poplar boughs in the evening light
Above my house, against a slate-cold cloud
.
–Conrad Aiken (1889–1973)

 
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The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Surprising Uses for Baking Soda

The Best Uses for Baking Soda
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I recently went to Florida to visit my sister and saw damage from Hurricane Irma—mostly downed or damaged palm trees. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season does not end until Nov. 30, but four major hurricanes of Category 3 or greater have already occurred. Let’s see how the 2017 season compares with...

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Growing Allium: The Ornamental Onions
Beautiful Allium Varieties

Growing Allium: The Ornamental Onions
Ornamental alliums are great for cutting and bees adore them, too! Planted in the fall for spring blooms, these purple pom-pom flowers make a dramatic statement when planted en masse. Even better, they’re from the onion family so they are generally deer- and rodent-resistant.

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Thanksgiving Recipe Guide!

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Few feasts are so steeped in tradition as Thanksgiving! And cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your and a partner or a small group can be just as warm and wonderful as a large group (sometimes more so!). Our Thanksgiving Dinner Recipe Ideas are all about classic comfort food as well...

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