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Cookies and Kindness

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
? “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…

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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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Welcome: The Priceless Gifts of Hospitality

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.”~Julia Child Julia’s wise, evocative words have been echoing for me lately as we prepare to host … 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 Grand Adventure of BAKING

“A party without cake is just a meeting.”~Julia Child Is there anything as glorious as awaking to the aromas of something tasty baking in the kitchen, especially on a cold, dreary and drenching morning as this?  Well, of course there … Continue reading

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