Granny Forks and a Truly Micro Kitchen This Time Last Year

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This time last year, we were wondering what 2010 would bring. The granny fork was one of our first discoveries, swiftly followed by an inspiring tour of a teeny-tiny kitchen. Read more below, plus how to make no-knead bread into a sandwich loaf, some ideas for winter smoothies, and a recipe for an easy weeknight cake.

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