snickerdoodle cookies

What is it about smells and flavors that makes time travel possible?  The tangy, crispness of a snickerdoodle cookie coated in cinnamon instantly takes me to the kitchen of my childhood best friend.  "Fuff's" mom was always making these beautiful little cookies, and threatening the 6 of us kids not to devour them.  We'd run in muddy, … Continue reading snickerdoodle cookies

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lentil soup

The sky is a pale grey, and and an autumn breeze is teasing my curtains as it blows through the window.  The Bradford pear trees are beginning to turn rosy; is fall finally here?  It's a sleepy sort of day in our home.  Lily was up extra early in need of comfort, and I am … Continue reading lentil soup