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Janine MacLachlan is a farm groupie and local food advocate with a passion for small farms, where food is produced by people who care for the earth. A few food highlights: Volunteered on behalf of Slow Food and Chicago's Green City Market, American Farmland Trust. Enjoyed award-winning … Read More
Oh friends, these sultry days make my heart sing. Typically I'm a fan of autumn, with my sugar maple in its yellow glory, friends wearing chunky sweaters at the campfire after apple picking. Since I've spent weekends at Pinecone Meadow Farm, though, I've cherished bevvies in the Adirondack chairs … Read More
If you live at my house, burgers are on the menu and home and away. At home Lauro swears that "a caballo" is the best way to enjoy a burger or pizza. To my American ear, this makes no sense, because caballo means horse. So an egg on your pizza is roughly translated to horse pizza. The idea of horse … Read More
In my dreams, Mothers Day always brings fair weather and fresh air. Mothers Day is simply the essence of spring. When gathering your family to celebrate mom, keep a couple things in mind for your Sunday brunch. 1. Get organized Do a quick scan to see what can be made ahead. Decide not to deep … Read More
As much as I love spending hours puttering in the kitchen, sometimes I want something quick and comforting. What could be easier that warming up my favorite tomato sauce and then poaching an egg? More rustic than elegant, this simple heart-warming dish is great for one or a crowd, and lends … Read More