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New and Old Holiday Traditions

A reflection on holiday traditions. Christmas 1986. Homemade chocolate chip, shortbread, sugar and almond crescent cookies. Andes mints. Cordial cherries. Real Christmas tree. The Temptations version of “Silent Night” and Donnie Hathaway’s version of “This Christmas.”  Multiple screenings of “A Charlie Brown Christmas. Mom. Dad. Dogs. Santa. Christmas 2016. Homemade gingerbread, and chocolate chip and […]

Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches with Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

We are approaching October. Pumpkin Spice Lattes have been on sale at Starbucks for weeks.  As have pumpkin-flavored Mini-Wheats and Twinkies and donuts and a whole bunch of other artificially made foods that have no business being pumpkin-flavored (you know there are pumpkin pie Pop-Tarts? News to me!) Yet I realized that I had not […]

Sandwich #59–“Holiday Party” Gingerbread Cookie Sandwiches

Rating: A holiday party in our house has a few requirements. Booze. Good food. Carefully curated guest list. A music playlist to shake your groove thang to. And a specific dress code. E and I hosted our First Annual Holiday Pajama Party, where the dress code required the same sleeping attire you wear at home […]

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