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Porridge with Local Strawberry Rhubarb Jam and Lemon Crème Fraîche

This porridge was almost toast, but I’m so happy that it wasn’t. I bought some crème fraîche on Sunday and I was thinking of spreading it on toast and topping it with strawberry rhubarb jam that I bought in Ste. Geneviève … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Chia Jam

I woke up this morning and wanted to make chia jam. So, I did. I didn’t have the patience to use a real recipe so I improvised. Traditional jam requires more cooking time, and I don’t know about you, but the … Continue reading

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Toasted Coconut Oatmeal with Homemade Strawberry Chia Jam

Fasten your seat belts, people. This isn’t your ordinary oatmeal. I’ve been on a smoothie bowl kick lately, but I used to eat a bowl of oatmeal almost every morning for breakfast. I’d slice up bananas,throw some berries on top … Continue reading

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Lincoln Square and Evanston Beaches

Over the weekend, I trekked across Chicago to meet my friend Anna for brunch.  She just moved to Lincoln Square, a neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side known for its eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and lederhosen. Yes, that’s right, lederhosen…The neighborhood … Continue reading

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Purim Hamantaschen

When I was little, I always looked forward to the Jewish holidays.  Hannukah meant big platters of golden, crispy fried latkes (potato pancakes), and I even looked forward to Passover (the holiday where you can’t eat leavened bread.) Sure, the … Continue reading

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