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Two Bites to Holiday Bliss

We’re busy ushering in the holidays across the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses with all sorts of seasonal favorites. The Bakehouse is baking loaves of Cranberry Pecan bread and the Coffee Company is brewing up batches of Holiday Blend coffee. The Deli is mixing up their house blend of Hot Cocoa Mix. Mail Order is busy […]

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Piemontese Panettone with Marrons Glacés

An early chance to buy a whole bunch of great Christmas gifts In 1838, the year after the barn at Cornman Farms was built, Filippo Barbero had begun working as a baker at the church of Mombercelli, about fifteen miles south of the small city of Asti in northern Italy. Forty-five years later, Filippo’s son […]

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Why Believing You Really Can Make a Difference Makes Such a Meaningful Difference

Creating a culture where people act like they care and care enough to act Roya Hakakian was born back in 1966, into a Jewish family in Iran. Hakakian was 13 in 1979 when the ultra-orthodox Moslem regime took power and many previously well-accepted freedoms were taken away. She remembers women, suddenly unable to dress as […]

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A Trio of Compelling Reasons to Come to Miss Kim

A very tasty treasure in Ann Arbor’s culinary ecosystem One thing I’ve learned from traveling a lot over the years is that often, myself included, we can take local treasures for granted while we’re simultaneously letting ourselves be wowed by what we “discover” when we leave town. When I consider the context of the national […]

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New Caramel Sauce from the Candy Manufactory

Terrific topping for gelato, cake, toast Here’s an easy and delicious new taste treat from the crew at the Candy Manufactory. The caramel we’ve been making for years as an ingredient in other confectionery work is now available to take home in 8-ounce cups. If you’re like me and making caramel is not part of […]

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Eve’s Apple Babka Debuts at the Bakehouse

Getting ahead of Rosh Hashanah’s arrival Ready to kick the New Year off in good form? Here’s a new apple babka from the Bakehouse, made specifically for this year’s celebration of the Jewish High Holidays. Babka is one more food that comes out of the culinary traditions of Eastern European Jews. I did not grow […]

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