On Memory and Cinnamon

February 16, 2017Food, People

Cinnamon was a favorite of mine. I suppose it still is, but it is more of a bitter-sweet addition now. 10 years, has it been? I was paid to be a baker about a decade ago. Baking has been an interest of mine since I was allowed in the kitchen. And still is presently as … Read More

Time and chocolate

December 19, 2016Chocolate, Food, Holidays

I sit here, twiddling, trying to think of the meals that have taken the longest to prepare. As if that is some measurement to use for the final experience. “What’s that, grandma? 8 hours you say? Well the chicken is a little dry.” ho hum. Manners have improved, skins thicker, voices sweeter. Grandma still don’t … Read More