Sandra Keil

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pear and hazelnut muffins

We all know that muffins teeter precariously on a razor-thin line that divides the food categories of “Acceptable for Breakfast” and “Nope, This Is …

warm lentil and potato salad

You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, <i>I know</i> how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally …

chocolate hazelnut linzer hearts

I’m sorry. These are really, really cute. Borderline twee. And it gets worse, too. You see, there was a parent event at my son’s preschool this week …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

kale and quinoa salad with ricotta salata

It’s not my best quality, but I have a hard time talking about kale or quinoa with a straight face. When an ingredient is <i>everywhere</i>, when it is …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

6 Glass Fridge Magnets World Maps set of 6

Set of 6<br>We started creating these magnets with vintage and newer maps from places that we had either visited or are on our 'bucket' list of places to see, and ended up inviting others to request their very own "near and dear" places on their list.<p>This set makes a great and unique gift for any …

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Featured Shop: Oh, Albatross

I’m Regina Groleau from South Lyon, Michigan (love to the mitten!). My shop Oh, Albatross focuses on unusual and useful vintage finds, as well as handmade soft sculptures.<p>I love old stories, fables and folklore. The albatross was long believed to carry the souls of sailors lost at sea, which is an …

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Giving up unhealthy sugar? Then feed it to your plants

Sugar has been getting a lot of bad press recently, but it's surprisingly useful – in the garden<p>Given the <b>current fuss about dietary sugar</b>, you may have a cupboard full of the stuff that you are too frightened to eat. If so, one solution might be to tip it onto your plants.<p>In the average garden, the …

Plant of the week: Verbena 'Lollipop'

<b>What is it?</b> Gardeners are always banging on about how they love statuesque <i>Verbena bonariensis</i> for its "airy stems" that create a "transparent veil" through which to view other plants. I've never been convinced, unless you have one of those 3m-deep, 20m-long borders we all dream of. Now along comes …