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By: Bailey Denzy, Cooking Matters Americorps   If you are reading this, chances are you know someone with diabetes or struggle yourself with this disease, in which case, you are certainly not alone. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month so we at Local Matters wanted to share a bit about... Read more
Ingredients 12 oz. box whole wheat penne pasta Kosher salt to taste 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary 15 oz. can pure pumpkin puree 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup half-and-half 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes   Directions Cook pasta to al... Read more
Local Matters was happy to share our Sweet and Spicy Trail Mix with guests at Harvest Ball 2015! We included the recipe below in case you missed it and would like to recreate.  Ingredients 2 cups mixed raw (untoasted & unroasted) nuts: any combination of cashews, whole almonds, peanuts, pecan... Read more