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No matter what projects and deadlines are on the docket, the busy person’s day is by necessity a divided one: we start a task in the morning, leave emails in draft form while we run out to meetings or get sidetracked by small crises, then return to our desks and computers later on to finish things out. Or sometimes we don’t get back to finishing that email, putting the final touches on a presentation, or even frosting that cake until the next morning.

The strategy of doing a little bit one day and finishing up your efforts the next day is the idea behind the new book Make Ahead Bread: 100 Recipes for Melt-in-Your-Mouth Fresh Bread Every Day, by Donna Currie.
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The New Fall Classic: Apple Pie with Brie and Honey

Rebecca Peters-Goldenby Rebecca Peters-Golden November 10, 2014

“Even as the farmer’s market became a veritable apple paradise and every time I went to a friend’s house the cocktail of choice was whiskey and cider, I never really gave apples themselves much thought. This autumn, though, it seemed as if the planets aligned to make me more aware of apples than I’ve ever been.”

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Steakhouse Sides at Thanksgiving: Celery Root and Spinach Gratin

Casey Barberby Casey Barber November 3, 2014

“My steakhouse-inspired gratin uses whisper-thin slices of celery root instead of potatoes, and bulks up with a whole bunch (two bunches, actually) of spinach, thus fulfilling the creamed spinach requirement that no one knew they needed at Thanksgiving.”

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Bay Cities: The Center of the Italian Sandwich Universe

Guest Contributorby Guest Contributor October 27, 2014

“I inadvertently had one of the most easily mapped apartments on the planet when I lived in Santa Monica. All I needed to tell people was that my building “backed up to Bay Cities,” and immediately almost anyone from the greater Los Angeles area knew exactly where I resided.”

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Inspired Bites and an Inspired Cocktail: Apple Sage Cooler

Casey Barberby Casey Barber October 20, 2014

“The following drink is inspired by one of the signature cocktails in Inspired Bites. The book version blends together a fall-centric lineup of pear, thyme, and ginger, but I’m switching things up with my favorite autumn beverage—apple cider—and woodsy sage.”

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