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Recipe - Southwest Cheddar Corn Chowder

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Recipe - Southwest Cheddar Corn Chowder

This is a slightly spicy take on a classic. Feel free to punch it up a little with some hot sauce or chipotle.Ingredients:1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter1 onion, chopped2 stalks celery, chopped1 clove garlic, minced1 teaspoon ground cumin½ teaspoon oregano3 tablespoons flour2 cups chicken or vegetable stock2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced1 tomato, diced¼ cup green chilies, chopped¾ cup heavy cream1 cup frozen or canned corn¼ pound cheddar, gratedPepper and cilantro Directions:Sauté the onion and celery in the oil and butter, stirring occasionally until the onion is softened. Add the garlic and spices and cook, stirring, for one minute....

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Recipe - Ribollita Soup

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Recipe - Ribollita Soup

If you’ve never added bread to soup before, you don’t know what you’re missing. This is a lot like a minestrone, and a great use for day old/stale bread. This is a vegetarian Ribollita version, but if you really must have some meat in it, throw in a few ounces of pancetta early on and go with a chicken stock.   Ingredients:   ¼ cup olive oil1 onion, chopped1 carrot, chopped2 ribs of celery, chopped1 clove of garlic, minced1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon tomato paste1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes1 pound frozen spinach (or kale), thawed and drained1...

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Boat in Wells Harbor, Maine

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Boat in Wells Harbor, Maine

One last one from this past summer in Maine (lots more from years past that I'll get to eventually). This one was taken from the dock in Wells Harbor in Maine.   (Feel free to use this on your own personal website or in social media... just please link back to our homepage, http://www.yankeescents.com, if you do. Thanks!)

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Gove Hill Foliage

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Gove Hill Foliage

These are going back a little bit (2000?), both in time and camera quality, but the leaves were absolutely gorgeous that year. A couple of shots of foliage up on Gove Hill in Thetford, Vermont.   (Feel free to use this on your own personal website or in social media... just please link back to our homepage, http://www.yankeescents.com, if you do. Thanks!)

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Bath-Haverhill Covered Bridge

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Bath-Haverhill Covered Bridge

Sunset lights up the Bath-Haverhill Covered Bridge, in Bath, New Hampshire.   (Feel free to use this on your own personal website or in social media... just please link back to our homepage, http://www.yankeescents.com, if you do. Thanks!)

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