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  • Dogs on Dog St 2015 Video

    Dogs on Parade

    Get ready for this year's event on Oct.15 by revisiting our mascot Liberty's 2015 debut.

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  • Founding Feuds book

    Book Talk

    Founding Feuds author Paul Aron discusses the harsh reality of politics in this podcast.

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  • Jon Meacham

    Analyzing 19th-Century German Toys

    From lead and mercury to iron and chalk — this blog post explains what materials were used to create and decorate these playthings.

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  • Architectural Clues video

    Architectural Clues

    Take a peek at the subject of our Behind the Scenes feature.

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  • Working in a garden

    Cider Rules

    You'll find several recipes in our Garden-to-Table article. Here's one more: A ginger cider that also features cinnamon and cardamom.

    Ginger Pumpkin Cider

    Serves 6-8

    1/2 gallon apple cider
    1 cinnamon stick
    10 cardamom pods
    1 star anise
    1 bay leaf
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    1 lemon, juiced
    1 pie pumpkin, peeled, seeded and juiced
    1/4 cup fresh ginger, crushed and juiced

    • In a large soup pot over medium heat, add all the ingredients and heat through
    • Strain
    • Garnish each cup with a cinnamon stick and serve in a mug or cider glass



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