Baking “Crownies” for the Teachers

Sweet, yet salty.  Fudgy, but also crispy. Opposite textures crumble together as one beautiful mouthful melts in my mouth. There’s nothing too complicated about baking brownies or cookies, but combined together, the “crownie” rises to the top with a level of sophistication unmatched by its unexpected delight. The Jager home has become a test kitchen this […]

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The Community Garden Finale

I always knew that I had a green thumb as a kid when my Grandma Berger would unload her tools from the station wagon and enlist my help to tackle the dirt surrounding our home. I loved digging my hands through the soil and getting physical with the work of tilling, weeding, and carting piles […]

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Tis the Season for Apples and Pumpkins

Fall is by far my favorite season of the year. The cooler air is a refreshing transition from the summer heat and the trees gradually transform into a spectrum of rich colors as they swirl in spirals when taking flight from their branches.  My body was made for Fall. In the 50-70 degree weather, I […]

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