First snow contest, pie dough, super-yummy pie recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 15, 2018

Birch tree

Bending above the spicy woods which blaze,
Arch skies so blue they flash, and hold the sun
Immeasurably far; the waters run
Too slow, so freighted are the river-ways
With gold of elms and birches from the maze
Of forests

–Helen Hunt Jackson (1930–85)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
319th day of the year


Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader) was born on this day in 1957.
Margaret Mead (author) died on this day in 1978.


 
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Super-Yummy Pie Recipes

Best Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
When it comes to Thanksgiving desserts, a traditional pie is a sure bet for us. But which pie? Here are 8 delicious pie recipes made with seasonal ingredients—pumpkin, apple, pecans, sweet potato, cranberry, and more. Plus, we’ve included two delicious Thanksgiving puddings and a seasonal pound cake!
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All-Purpose Pie Dough

All-Purpose Butter Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

This is an excellent crust—tender, buttery, flaky. Use this all-purpose pie dough recipe with sweet or savory pies.

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Guess Our First Snow!

Guess Our First Snow Contest!
UPDATE: Well, that was quick!
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

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Dealing With Mice

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Mice can be quite frustrating when they munch on your plants and on your pantry snacks. Here’s how to prevent and control mice in the house and garden.
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Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 
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Taller-Than-Tall Tales

Tall Tales and Fish Stories
Through the years, we’ve heard yarns that take the cake, but these tall tales took the prize—first, second, and third prizes—in our 1984 Essay Contest based on the theme “The Tallest Tale I Ever Heard.”
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