My Studio: Sarah Klassen

It’s tempting to look away from my laptop and stare out the north-east facing window of my studio where the muddy Red River bends on its journey to Lake Winnipeg. The pull to the window is especially strong in spring when the water birds return and the river rises, swollen with water from the south, and the trees bud and leaf out, green.

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Mrs. Friesen's Butter Tarts

We're all eating our feelings these pandemic days. Mrs. Friesen, bake sale maven and intrepid—though sometimes subversive—behind-the-scenes player extraordinaire from Andrew Unger's hit Once Removed has the market cornered on treats and comforts. If anyone could take a run at pandemic baking trends, it would totally be her. So throwing our hat into the holiday baking ring, we're pleased to share a family recipe directly from Mrs. Friesen—er, Andrew Unger, that is...

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