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Eat Your Art | Food and Drink | Style Weekly

Artist and Sweet Fix Bakery owner Amanda Robinson perches cross-legged on the counter of her West 10th Street shop under dozens of filled apothecary jars and starts talking. Loves, likes, dislikes, non-stop ideas, past successes and disappointments, and future aspirations bubble out in an almost stream-of-consciousness narrative. During a brief lull, I ask her if …

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Late Autumn Tasks in the Garden | Opinion

This column usually does not address tasks-of-the-month-type issues. But, with this year’s unusual weather, more questions concerning tasks for the end of our most recent gardening season have been asked of me and, so, that path of discussion will dominate this month’s information. My short answer to most inquiries for the last two months has …

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I Finally Tried the Pop Corn of My Youth, Jiffy Pop: Was It Good?

Growing up as a kid in the 1970s Jiffy Pop was a thing. Yet it was a thing that my parents, nor my wife’s parents ever bought for our families. So the last time we made a trip to the store, Kathy decided she wanted to try it. Here’s how we thought it tasted, and …

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Arlo Mudgett | The View from Faraway Farm: A creative approach to filling a hot tub | Opinion

The water in our well has iron in it. I have a whole-house filter that works great. With the recent purchase of a hot tub, I needed to fill it, which meant pumping about 160 gallons out of our well. I’ve done this before, and it usually means having to change the filter a couple …

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