Category Archives: Cooking/Food

30 Days Of Astonishment: Being Cooked For

“…cooking done with care is an act of love.”~Craig Claiborne Day 3 on astonishment: BEING COOKED FOR After an intense dance class, I dragged myself home in the dark: a drenched, and sore, dishrag.  It was almost too much to … Continue reading

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Grace Is All Around Us

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Christmas Eve.  Blustery and bone-chilling at dusk, the weather was less than enticing as I  got ready for a top fave ritual: delivering some Christmas cookies we’d just baked to firefighters in a nearby city…

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Cookies and Kindness

  “You can always count on cookies and kindness: Give a cookie and you get joy.”~Dorie Greenspan I wholeheartedly agree with celebrity baker and guru, Dorie Greenspan, who has launched a wonderful cookies and kindness project.  It’s aimed at making … Continue reading

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What Nurtures and Nourishes You?

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”~Paulo Coelho For the past several days, an enormous, alabaster egret has flown nonstop across the marsh and swooped down twenty feet … Continue reading

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Sharing The Alchemy Of Baking

alchemy: a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation or combination I’ve loved to bake, and cook, for as long as I can remember.  There’s something ineffably alluring about handling and combining ingredients to conjure deliciousness that we smell, savor, touch … Continue reading

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Getting Back To Rapture

I almost missed her.  The angel on my path as I drove home through the fifth day of grey drear.  But as I rounded the bend, what caught me was the sheer radiance of her smile, beaming out from her … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Being Discombobulated

“…the eyes of my eyes are opened….”~e.e. cummings Off kilter. Askew. Unsettled.  Unbalanced.  And, yes, discombobulated. We’ve been living in the Land of Topsy Turvy a lot more since we moved homes last summer. There has been the torrent of … Continue reading

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