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Awesome sauce
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Awesome sauce
This time of year, I like to ask my vegetable-farmer friends what they are making for dinner. They generally have a lot of people to feed, many vegetables on hand, and not much time to prepare.
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Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
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Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
“I’m not the type of kid to give up on something,” responds Nate Lopes, a senior at Roxbury Latin. When asked to consider what personal trait he is proud to have developed over time at the school, he quickly focuses on determination. “Whether in sports or in class — whatever the hard challenge is that I am facing — I’m just not going to give up on it. I will keep working and, at the very least, will try my hardest because otherwise there is nothing to gain.”
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Winsor opens girls’ eyes to a world of possibilities
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Winsor opens girls’ eyes to a world of possibilities
“When I think about Winsor girls, I think bold,” exclaims Anshi. “Every Winsor girl that I know just pushes the boundaries.”
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Lovable lovage
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Lovable lovage
When I told my wife I was off to find some lovage, she was supportive. Levisticum officinale, after all, is a close relative of celery, parsley and dill, three of her favorite plants to eat.
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Keep it spicy
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Keep it spicy
If I were stranded on a desert island with one type of chile pepper, it would definitely be the jalapeño. No single pepper wears as many sombreros as the pride of Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
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Labor of Love
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Labor of Love
Labor Day is unique among holidays in that nobody really celebrates it. It lacks the excitement of New Year’s, the virtues of MLK Day, the mystery of Easter, the love of Mother’s Day, the sorrow of Memorial Day, the unity of the Fourth, the excesses of Thanksgiving and the baggage of Christmas. 
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Sangria summer
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Sangria summer
The summer solstice has snuck by, again. Depressing, I know, but as our hemisphere prepares for its date with winter, there is no need to overthink the situation. The roses are still fragrant, and the tomatoes are still ripening, because the heat has only just begun, and we can’t lose sight of the big picture: This is a very good time to drink sangria.
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Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
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Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
The unknown is stressful for students entering a new school or a new school year. It’s never easy transitioning from one environment to another, but parents can help with the adjustment.
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Careers
Roxbury Community College – Your Future is our Focus
New construction at Roxbury Community College (RCC) is now complete; our new, state-of-the-art facilities now match the long-standing quality of our academic programs.  The College recently completed $72.5 million in renovations.
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Boston Public Library provides tuition-free literacy services
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Boston Public Library provides tuition-free literacy services
Boston’s public library system offers a lot more than just books — a number of services for English language learners are also available for free.
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Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
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Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
United Housing Management, LLC (UHM), a property management company based in Dorchester, recently received a Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. UHM accepted the Diversity Award as part of the Chamber’s 2018 Small Business Night.
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Recipe: Golden Cashew Milk
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Recipe: Golden Cashew Milk
The homemade versions, especially of nut milks, are spectacular. Properly made, they are superior to store-bought on every metric, including flavor, texture, all around milkiness, even cost. And they don’t take long to prepare.
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