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Recipes That Speak of Home: an eCookbook to Help Haiti

02.07.2010

I first “met” Lauren McMillan of the blog Celiac Teen when she hosted the Daring Baker’s Challenge in January—and in so doing, showed me (and the whole the DB community) the bliss of Nanaimo Bars. Now, Lauren has shown us all something else: what one teenage girl can do to help others if she puts [...]

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How a Baker Says Thank You

01.19.2010

MY MOTHER ALWAYS SAID it’s bad luck to return an empty container. Or if not bad luck, then bad form. If you end up with someone’s loaf pan or pie plate in your kitchen, then wash it carefully and find a way to fill it—with gratitude, but also with a treat to pay back the [...]

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Open Hands: Helping Haiti

01.14.2010

What do you hold in your hands?
MY ORIGINAL PLAN today was to update the blog by providing one of the recipes that I made for my father’s birthday lunch. Birthdays are joyous occasions, and it’s appropriate that we celebrated. But in the midst of celebration, it’s important to keep a global perspective, too.
The day before [...]

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Holiday Tea Donation

12.12.2009

TODAY I DELIVERED two large grocery bags of homemade treats to the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church (FAPC), here in New York—the culmination of many hours of baking with the aim of bolstering the buffet at the annual Women’s Association Holiday Tea. During the past few weeks, the apartment has been perfumed with ginger, cinnamon, orange, [...]

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