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  • November 16, 2017

    Thanksgiving 101 – Recipe Roundup from RIPE

    I put together this post to help you cook a great Thanksgiving dinner and remain in a happy state so that you can enjoy everyth […]

  • November 3, 2017

    Dinner Ideas for Fall—Recipe Roundup from RIPE

    My friend with twin babies is finally cooking again after a year of frozen meals and survival mode.  As I sat in her chair getting m […]

  • November 3, 2017

    Spicy Squash Soup (or any Winter Squash like Carnival, Butternut, Kabocha, Red Kuri)

    Here’s a basic winter squash soup for you to cook and enjoy at home this Fall.  Be sure to taste your chicken broth as y […]