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Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies from Basically

Every so often, there’s a cookie that takes Instagram by storm. This year they are buckwheat chocolate chip cookies from Basically. I had the cookies on my list of things to make after seeing them on Instagram a couple weeks … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. I haven’t written Dimanche in a while. Maybe it’s because Dimanche is a commitment and I’ve been sick, and this … Continue reading

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Thé Time: Forest & Meadow Apothecary and Herbal Clinic

If you would have asked me many years ago if I’d rely on herbal remedies to make myself feel better, I probably would have scoffed. I grew up in a family where Advil is king. I would pop a pill … Continue reading

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The Best Hot Chocolate Ever

I know you’ve been anxiously awaiting my recipe for the best hot chocolate ever. So, here it is. I refined this recipe based on a bunch I’ve tried over the years and intuition. Hot chocolate is a fine art, but … Continue reading

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Vegan Clementine Cake

The first thing you should know about this vegan clementine cake is that it really looks as orange inside as in the picture. The second thing you should know is that it’s one of the best things I’ve ever made. … Continue reading

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Vegan Breakfast Cookies from The First Mess

I spent the last two weeks the most sick I’ve been in years. Call it stress; call it bad luck; probably call it working at a university full-time where there are lots and lots of germs. One way or another, … Continue reading

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Swedish Almond Cake

Last week, I read an article by Dorie Greenspan in The New York Times Magazine about the Swedish custom of fika, or twice-daily breaks where people drink coffee, eat something sweet, and talk. We need more of that in America. I … Continue reading

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