A Feast of Starlight

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Recipes and Photography by Danielle Prohom Olson (a.k.a. Gather Victoria) January 6 is the date of an ancient celestial holiday celebrated with a banquet of heavenly sweets. Today in the Christian world it is known as the Feast of Epiphany,...
Article taken from Issue #33 || Winter 2015 Print || Digital Raw cranberries are notoriously bitter, but this recipe melds the fruit’s natural tartness with sugar to create a candy-like snack. Serve in a bowl, use to garnish other desserts (they’re great on...
Feature Image by Oh The Raven Studio Hard to believe, but it’s been more than twenty-five years since Alice Hoffman published Practical Magic, the story of the witchy Owens sisters and their magic. In 2020, when Magic Lessons, which traces...
ADVICE FROM A FLORIST by LARISA MINERVA FLORAL PHOTOGRAPHY by JUSTINE GRAJSKI Flowers speak in ways that words fail us. They arrive in spring, pushing their eager green heads through the snow to greet us, welcoming us into another year. Each season is marked by...
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien died in 1973. Now, forty-five years later, the film Tolkien will bring him back to life onscreen. For the time being, Fox Searchlight Pictures is keeping fans in the dark about the film. The studio is...
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A Writer’s Cozy Lair

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When I set up my very first office, I bought a modern glass-and-steel desk. It seemed clean and orderly. The problem was that I’m not clean and orderly; the desk quickly became heaped with papers, pads, pens, books I...
photography by VINCE CHAFIN We’ve probably all witnessed a child playing more with the plain box their present came in than with the much coveted, expensive gift. That’s why I love to throw parties for children. You don’t need much (or...

The Nightcap

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The hush of evening falls as the day’s warm breeze brushes against you in the dimming light. And there you sit, looking out into the dusk with a “nightcap” in hand, leisurely enjoying the last moments of the day. Ah,...
This intense, summery soup can be made lighter if you leave off the croutons and cheese and use fresh chopped basil instead—or you can add cream for something hearty enough to fill any hobbit appetite. Any kind of fresh...
  Depending on where you live, spring can be a little early to start incorporating local fruit into your cooking and baking. Many trees and bushes are just blossoming, so summer berries and fall fruits are a long time off....