Step into Maggie’s kitchen and discover her likes, loves, and favorite food gifts.

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Share the Food Gift Love

Posted August 25, 2015

I am trying so hard to remember the name of the very first cookbook I owned. It seems that hundreds of them just suddenly sprouted up in my family room, now affectionately called my cookbook room, overnight. Six hundred cookbooks of…

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A Recipe from My New Cookbook: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2015

My garden grows pickling cucumbers and varieties of mint—spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, apple mint, you name it—like it grows weeds. Each harvest, I’m left with pounds and bunches, respectively. One season, I paired them together and the refreshing combo rejuvenated…

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Carrot Top Pesto

Posted August 2, 2015

I hate to waste food. There are a million reasons why everyone should hate wasting food, and food waste is a serious topic for so many (including me). But I’m not going to dig into any of those serious reasons here because, one,…

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Mustard Sea Salt

Posted July 26, 2015

I have a complicated relationship with ribbon. String, twine or straight up fabric ribbon, every type is so very gorgeous. I love them all so much, I want them all right now. In fact, I can’t stand to toss gently used…

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10 Summer Food Gifts Inspired By My Organic Garden

Posted July 16, 2015

Every spring, I commit to building a stupendous summer garden. I challenge myself in small part to flex my green thumb, and in major part to multiply my food gift potential. I’ll make a food gift from anything I find at the local market…

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Welcome to the New Eat Boutique!

Posted July 13, 2015

I’m a steadfast sucker for nostalgia. I know I owe this to my parents — one a devotee to the sentimental and the other stuck squarely in the present, always, which was sometimes a bit of a downer. Those dueling…

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