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“Bag #500 – Lake Hiawatha, Acrylic on Canvas 11″x14” 2021 Sean P Connaughty
Ingredients 5 cups rolled oats (“old-fashioned” not quick oats) 1 cup each: – raw sliced almonds (or walnuts, pecans, whatever you have on hand) – shredded unsweetened coconut – dried fruit (I use a mix of dried Morello cherries and crystallized ginger) 1/2 c. neutral-tasting oil (light olive, canola, sunflower, etc., or melted coconut oil. A… Read More →
Chef and owner Arie Peisert takes a break from daily food prep and stands near the cord of wood stacked outside his new Standish-Ericsson restaurant, Northern Fires. Snow falls as nearby cars push through the slush on 42nd Street. In spite of the cold, Peisert is in shorts, a t-shirt, and a long black apron.…
Last week, on a chilly late October afternoon, I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down and talking with Ben Swarts, founder of Frost Iron Training – the newest gym in the neighborhood. We sat outside in the sun and chatted. Ben told me about how he sees his space as an opportunity to build… Read More →