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Best Pumpkin Bread

rworange’s favorite pumpkin bread in the area is at Semifreddi’s Bakery, moist with lots of raisins. Bakesale Betty makes a great version, too, without raisins. It’s moist with a nice ginger flavor. ... READ MORE

Turkey to Go

If you don’t feel like preparing a turkey this year, you can get one from Mollie Stone’s, all prepared and ready to pop in the oven for about an hour before serving. A turkey weighing 12-14 pounds will run you about $50, says OnceUponABite. Sebby like READ MORE

Ceviche With a Splash of Lima

Of the Peruvian restaurants around town, Los Balcones del Peru still seems to be the front-runner. Go for anything with seafood, especially the sparkling fresh ceviche (the house blend of calamari–both fried and raw–fish, and shrimp is outstanding). . READ MORE

For the Filipina Soul, it’s Mami

Mami is a fusion dish from a nation that’s full of them. And for a Chinese-Filipino invention, it’s basically chicken noodle soup. The mami at Asian Noodles meets the Filipina mom test, says pleasurepalate, with flavorful broth perked up by a few sc READ MORE

Caramelized Baked Chicken Thighs

Marsha says people fight over the “yummies” created by the caramelizing juices in her simple baked chicken recipe, which become crisp and very dark as the chicken cooks: ... READ MORE

Who Put Squash in My Oatmeal?

Pei makes a serendipitously delicious marriage of two cool-weather staples; she purees a thick wedge of roasted winter squash and adds it to her pot of oatmeal toward the end of cooking. A sprinkle of cinnamon, and she has a nice, warming breakfast. ... READ MORE

Eating the Low-Carb Way

A low-carb regimen can get monotonous. Creative hounds have some tips that will make it less boring and more delicious. Nuts are nutritious and a great snack or topping. Blanched almonds, deep fried, are heavenly, says Candy. ... READ MORE

Liberte Goat Milk Yogurt

Liberte yogurt has a new goat milk yogurt flavor, called Honey. It’s very good, and feels great in your mouth; it does have a slightly goaty aftertaste. Atahualpa mixes it with honey mustard and a little chile, and says it makes a delicious sauce for ch READ MORE

Loveless Indeed

As with most of my trip, I was (obviously) taking a minor road. I discovered to my delight that you can go 60 miles per hour on lots of secondary and even tertiary roads down here. There’s just no reason to take freeways. READ MORE

Bringing the Bee to Its Knees

Think every squeeze bear is filled with the same sweet golden goo? READ MORE