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December 2019

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The Case for Vintage Cookware

The Case for Vintage Cookware 2122 1421 Alison Ashton

My love of vintage cookware started when we were cleaned out my mom’s condo after she died, sorting through what to keep and what to give away. Before that, honestly, I didn’t really care much about “old stuff.”

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A Plain and Perfect Coffee Cake Recipe

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Coffee cake is one of those retro specialties, an old-school standby from the Mrs. Maisel era. You know, when having a nice, simple, home-baked “something” to serve with coffee was hostessing done right. It didn’t have to decorated to within an inch of its life and Instagram ready.

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