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HOW SWEET IT IS: The Gift of the Maples

Here in New England (and all the way north into Canada), the deciduous sugar maple (Acer Saccharum) is leafless and barren in February, a dead sign of a dead land. Or would be — except that with the slightest daytime warming, sap … Continue reading

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Croissants for a Frosty Morning!

So many people sang the praises of oatmeal on a frosty morning in the previous post, November Morning, that perversely I found myself longing for something totally different. In fact, for a croissant! But not just any croissant. Such a croissant … Continue reading

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