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Cooking, Cleaning, and Sewing Are the New ‘Wellness’

1950s housewife chores have been rebranded as meditation and self-care

An illustration of three women characters cleaning, gardening, and doing other household chores.
Illustration: Virginia Gabrielli

FFresh Roberson, a Chicago chef, kept hearing the same thing from her club’s newest members: Dough was their savior.

Fresh co-directs the Chicago Bread Club, an organization that runs workshops on making sourdough, biscuits, and…

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