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At the library the other day, Josie and I browsed and then made our way to the counter, where Greg was checking out. But when we got there, he wasn’t done yet; both he and the library clerk were listening to a tiny machine crank out a yellow tape – ph-chtt-ph-chtt-ph-chtt. Greg looked at us. [...]

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My daughter was headed to a pool party the other night, and I was supposed to send cookies. I opened the pantry door, and from a tall cylindrical box a man wearing a Quaker hat said “Pool party? Thou shalt need oats, of course.” So I made oatmeal cookies. There are as many oatmeal secrets [...]

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I started with a plan to demonstrate making white chocolate curls. But Saturday afternoon, it was too hot outside and too cold inside. I attacked the half-frozen, half-melting stuff for a while and then, disgusted, shoved the chocolate aside and reached for some limeade. I opened the fridge and poked around the shelves, looking for…whatever [...]

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With a houseful of guests and grandparents coming out of my ears, I’ve truly neglected my tasty friends over here at Simmer. Josie graduated from 6th grade last night, and though it’s a big deal, it’s remarkable what a big deal they make out of it these days. There has been so much eating and [...]

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Cup and Saucer Cookie Contest Winners

I only wish I’d picked this cup and saucer up at some of the guessed locations – Canberra, Maldives, Dublin, oh, if only! But no, they were from a roadside restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa, and both Carol and Jenni uttered the phrase “Cracker Barrel,” which means those lucky girls will be getting recipe-imprinted postcards [...]

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