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Change is in the Air

M. Deaton writes: “Last year we installed thermostats upstairs and down so now we can more efficiently heat and cool the zones to save energy. We also regularly replace our air filters and have our ducts cleaned.” What steps do you take to prepare for changing seasons and cooler temperatures? Now might be a good time to check the house for drafts. For more tips on making your home or office as energy efficient as possible, check out these links: Residential Energy Efficiency: Priority Checklist

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Now sure how to go about planning your Thanksgiving feast? Tune in for some tips on making this annual feasting day come together beautifully for you and your family.

Maple-Roasted Duck with Guest Chef Julie Taras

Dried Mushroom-Crusted Lamb Loin with Guest Chef Stephen Lewandowski of Tribeca Grill

Windy Ridge Orchard


Appalachian Harvest


Crafty Costumes

When choosing your Halloween costume, why not take the opportunity to reuse and recycle? Look around the house for clothes and supplies for a cool costume, and get crafty. Can you come up with an amazing get-up without buying anything new? Send us your ideas for creating a terrific disguise constructed completely of reused materials.

Fall Flavors

Learn about the quality standards for our farm-raised salmon, get some advice on choosing the perfect potato and try a recipe for hearty Salmon Chowder.

Comté and Pear Phyllo Triangles with Herb Salad


Three fl@vors subscribers will win a trip to Australia next month (click here for details). Thanks to Renewable Choice Energy 100% of carbon usage for this trip will be offset. How do you think about offsetting carbon usage in your daily life? What are some of the small steps you take to reduce carbon usage from day to day?

Chicken Curry with Guest Chef Todd Coleman, Saveur Magazine Food Editor

Mad about Mushrooms

When it comes to mushroom cookery, there’s a lot more choice than just the usual white buttons in a box. In this episode, learn about the selection and use of a variety of mushrooms. We’ll explore their health benefits and talk about different ways to cook with them as well.