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New Kitchen Tradition: Banana Bread Granola

Posted May 31, 2017

Too many spots. It was an unspoken rule. When the bananas had too many spots they were turned into banana bread. No matter the kitchen – my mother’s, my aunt’s, my grandmother’s – the bananas were, without question, carefully separated…

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Molasses Glazed Baked Buttermilk Donuts

Posted March 21, 2017

“Work is love made visible.” For months now, I’ve been chewing on this phrase by 19th century Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran. My academic brain wants to pick it apart, but my regular self—the mother, the recipe tester, the one who…

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20 Apple Recipes That Make Fall Cozy and Warm

Posted October 11, 2016

What’s the first thing I do when I enter the great state of Vermont? I pick apples. What’s the last thing I did when I left Vermont yesterday? Yes, I picked apples. Well, I didn’t actually pick them. I darted…

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