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Buttermilk French Toast with Maple Glazed Peaches

I’ve entered a phase in my life where I want to spend most of my time in soft clothes, old t-shirts, jeans that are so worn threadbare in patches I dare not put them in the washing machine, jersey dresses, things with elastic waistbands or no waist at all. I find myself wanting clothes that …

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Roasted Heirloom Squash and Tart Apple Soup

Most Wednesdays during the growing season I go to the Green City Market in Lincoln Park. It is, of course, where I shop for fruits and vegetables. But I also like to go to the free chef demonstrations that the market hosts. Because these take place on Wednesday mornings, the crowd tends to be mostly retirees, …

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Maple Nut Granola, big-clustered goodness

This granola has been a breakfast staple for me for years. I’ve made more batches of it than I can count. It has evolved slowly as I’ve figured out how to make it the big-clustered, not-too-sweet, crunchy-but-not-so-hard-it-scrapes-the-roof-of-my-mouth cereal I crave. There are, if I count correctly, approximately eleventy-billion versions of granola out there. People add …

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