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January 1, 1970 Archives

I usually shell chestnuts the night before Thanksgiving. A couple of nights before Thanksgiving, if I’m smart. Chestnut purée was a standard side dish at my mother’s Thanksgiving dinner, and in honor of her, I try to include it at […]

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Don’t pass the buck! Bring a prayer to the Thanksgiving table this year! Here’s a wonderful guide to prayers of many faiths and wisdom traditions.

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“The basis for the new film ‘Zen Noir’ is a kind of funny concept,” writes Beliefnet’s spirituality editor Valerie Reiss in this short review. “A noir-style detective investigates a murder in a Buddhist temple. When he asks questions, he gets […]

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The folks at DuPont have regrouped and are now fighting allegations from the EPA that their Teflon coating on non-stick cookware includes a chemical that is a “likely carcinogen.” The gasses Teflon produces at high heat are certainly bad for […]