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A New Year for Writers

It would be all too easy to write a January 2018 post heavy with angst and uncertainty. I could dwell on the unsettling political changes of the last year or so, both international and domestic. I could ponder what kind of world we will leave for our children and grandchildren. …

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Home & Garden: Getting the most out of home composting

Energetic retiree Lew Shell is known to farmers and gardeners around the state. For many years, he was a Master Gardener and Horticultural Consultant for the University of Maryland Home & Garden Information Center and the Nursery Manager for the Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Coop. Though officially retired, he is …

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21 Lessons Learnt in the Kitchen

The lessons you learn in the kitchen can be lifelong, just ask Paul Sorgule. The chef and writer, who has spent nearly five decades working in professional kitchens, is better placed than many to reflect on their invaluable teachings. In fact, he’s listed the 21 most important lessons he’s learnt …

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