Potato-leek soup with pear and bacon

While in Vermont last weekend, my darling little sister sent me an article about how much snow has fallen on Boston, because I hadn’t really noticed the newly-formed mountains all over the city. The article concluded with the incredibly depressing statistic that the last three weeks have given Boston more snow than Chicago has ever

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Herbed Hollandaise sauce and eggs Benedict

I LOVE brunch. Both the delicious although totally absurd food (s’mores pancakes, anyone?) and the lazy weekend it represents. I used to go to brunch with friends fairly regularly, hitting a number of pretty excellent places in my brunch-restaurant-laden hipster neighborhood. Then I decided to work brunch instead of eating it. And while being behind

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