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Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mushroom Mushroom is an 8-year-old who has a beautiful soft, grey coat that she enjoys having brushed. She is vocal, sensitive, and will open up with a gentle touch and some one-on-one time. Mushroom would like a nice quiet home where she can take things slow. She can be ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 4

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Rosa Rosa is a 4-year-old with an infectious smile. She enjoys spending her mornings hanging out in playgroups and playing with her other laidback friends. She has been housebroken, crate-trained, and dog-friendly. She would do well in almost any home where she can just ...

 

The French Chef: Trumpet mushroom ragoût with creamy polenta

Mushrooms are such a versatile and tasty vegetable. How lucky are we to live near Kennett Square: The mushroom capital of the world. As a child, I spent a few years with my family near Bordeaux, “les Landes”. It gave me the chance to go mushroom forging with my dad during the Autumn season. The landscape and abundance of many forests plus the rich moist soil of the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Ducky Ducky is a 3-year-old who loves to get some exercise. This active pup doesn’t want to miss out on all the adventures you have; he’d prefer to be right by your side. He gets along with other playful dogs in our doggy playgroups and would make the perfect sidekick for ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 21

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Thor Thor is a 2-year-old who was recently rescued from a condemned home, along with more than 85 other cats. With his shy black fur and entrancing eyes, he hopes to find a family just in time for Halloween. Despite his difficult start, Thor looks forward to finding his ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Benjamin Benjamin is a 3-year-old who would spend all day playing with his canine friends if he could. Though he starts a little shy around people, he warms up quickly, especially if there are other dogs around. He not only gets along with other dogs, but is kid-friendly, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 7

Thunder Thunder is a 1-year-old who is a tiny cat with a big spirit. He loves to play, especially with laser pointers, and any time he can stretch his curiosity. Long, lean, and always down for a chat, Thunder would do well in almost any home, as long as he can sample what life serving with his new family. He is available to adopt for a fee you name through Sunday, ...

 

The French Chef: Squash pear soup

Autumn's best silky, warm soup has a basil chiffonade and one secret ingredient.  Embrace seasonal vegetables from your local farmer’s markets just like in France. I love visiting Kennett Square farmers’ market on a Friday afternoons or the West Chester Growers market on a crisp fall day and shopping by at Baily’s dairy farm for any last minute vegetables. Seasonal ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 30

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Ferdinand Magellan  Ferdinand Magellan is a 5-month-old who would circumnavigate the world just to find his forever family. He loves to play, whether it’s a ball or a scratching post, he has the spunk required for any adventure. This little guy has an explorer’s spirit and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 23

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Alaina Alaina is a 1-year-old with unique black markings. Young and active, Alaina is over the moon when she gets to play with her laser toy. Alaina is confident and independent and likes to have time to herself as much as she likes to show off her agility. Alaina would ...

 

The French Chef: Moules Marinières!

Do you find yourself always ordering mussels on the menu of your favorite restaurant or always wanted to make them at home but did not know how? Are you pressed for time? Try this easy recipe of steamed mussels in a white wine, onion, garlic and parsley sauce. I have a very simple, quick and delicious recipe for you.  You will be amazed how easy it is and how ...