Snow Ice-Cream גלידת שלג ופירות יער

Between you, invisible readers, me, and the lamppost, I had my secret selfish motive for going to France and being in charge of cooking for a bunch of skiers. I know, I know.  I made a big fuss out of it, complained about the freezing weather, my neglected laundry and dishes piles and my precious routine
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Breakfast Biscotti

Please repeat after me: “BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR”! Again. And again, please. One would think that intelligent adults, in their forties, parents to a number of young children, risk managers by occupation and by nature, would count till ten (at least) before saying something they might gravely regret later. Specifically those of us who
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Oats and Honey Breakfast Muffins

My visit to New York this past November was targeted-Yours Truly must, for once, enjoy a vacation. “She must be crazy” you, dear invisible readers of mine, are undoubtedly thinking.  “Send us for two weeks to the Big Apple, with no kids (the first time I went without a new-born, taking advantage of a maternity
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Maple Almond Butter

I have three uncles.  Two of them, my father’s younger brothers, live in England.  Unfortunately, the geographical distance causes us to hardly see each other, especially with both my paternal grandparents gone.  Yet, both of them, as well as their families, had influenced me in unexpected ways every time we have managed to meet. The
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Creamy Fennel Soup

I was in second grade when I had tasted fennel for the first time.  A new girl arrived in our class, Abigail, after having spent a year or so in America.  She was the most beautiful girl I have ever seen, spoke English and French, dressed impeccably, so polite, refined and cosmopolitan that each and
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