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I don’t remember when I first tried the farm egg sandwich at the American Spoon Café but I do know that I’ve been ordering it religiously ever since.  I’m not its only fan — my friend Katie likes it so much that the Café was one of the last places she stopped in Petoskey before beginning the long drive to her new home in Montana, and she’s spent every Sunday afternoon since working in her kitchen to duplicate her favorite sandwich.  When I invited another friend to meet me for drinks, she suggested an egg sandwich at the Café instead.  “I am officially addicted to them,” she explained helplessly, then added a few mmmm sounds for emphasis.

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Picture a peach.  Imagine the soft blush of its fuzzy skin, the sweet freshness of its scent, and the drippy juiciness of its melting flesh.  Now picture 35,000 pounds of those blushing little beauties and imagine peeling and pitting each one.  By hand.
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american spoon's new jammys

For 28 years American Spoon has been preserving the bounty of Michigan’s Northern Fruitlands, filling jars with an ever-expanding array of sweet jams, rich fruit butters, savory grilling sauces, and spicy salsas.  The farms and woods that surround us are a constant source of wonder, inspiring offerings from our very first — a jam so filled with fruit it was dubbed “spoon preserves” — to our most recent, candies so intensely fruity we simply call them Jammys.
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