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The C Word, and Other Words I’m Trying to Avoid: Comfort Food, Four Ways

Food. Here’s a silly question or two about it: what is it? Better yet, what’s it’s purpose? I guess there are quite a few answers to this question. First, if we want to get really technical, according to the ever-reliable dictionary, the definition of food is as follows, “any nutritious substance that people or animals …

Local Legends: Granny’s Pie Factory

This week was an eye opening week, but in an unexpected way. After seeing these guys throughout the summer at various farmer’s markets, I found myself dying to visit Granny’s Pie Factory in East Hartford, CT. Unlike other bakeries I’ve sought out, Granny’s is not known for concocting the most bizarre flavor combinations or building …