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September October 2015 Midwest LIving

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Savor the harvest season with our guides for three colorful campus getaways; recipes for veggies, desserts and pumpkin pie spice; and tips on where to find America's best BBQ.
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Pumpkin pie spice and the bounty of the fall farmers market—apples, pumpkins, squash—inspired our veggie, dessert, salad and main dish recipes.
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Born to serial renovators, Andy Newcom’s DNA is coded with blueprints and paint chips. His eclectic cottage remodel near Kansas City marks the trio’s latest triumph.
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For slow-smoked bliss, no city tops the Missouri River metropolis of Kansas City, where every meat is on the menu and the world’s top pitmasters gather each fall to prove who barbecues the best.
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Perhaps best known as home of the posh The Osthoff Resort and its Aspira spa, Elkhart Lake (an hour north of Milwaukee) packs a few active surprises, too.
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A black-and-white scheme and geometric designs create a fun yet sophisticated look for the garden.
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When Lake Michigan cools and the leaves begin to turn, the sand-and-sun destination of the Indiana Dunes lets its woods-hiking, bird-spying, bike-riding side take center stage.
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These textured surfaces and warm metallics will inspire your inner mix master.
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Your guide to eats, arts and activities at Miami University, Indiana University and Michigan State University.
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A mash-up of modern and rustic elements creates calm—not chaos—in a busy Chicago-area kitchen. The trick? Just the right blend.