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Butter Nut Shortbread

Butter Nut Shortbread | My Edible Journey

Let it Begin

The Christmas season has begun in earnest for us.  Up until this past Sunday (the first Sunday of Advent), I’ve felt a bit like I’ve been snitching cookies from the platter, sneaking in bits of Christmas where I can.  I always start getting into the spirit “early.”  By mid November, I’m normally chomping at the bit, listening to music, putting out the odd decoration…  Continue reading

Cranberry Banana Nut Bread

Cranberry Banana Nut Bread | My Edible Journey

Desire to learn

I didn’t grow up cooking.  While I have memories of my mother and her mother canning and cooking together, and my paternal grandmother’s kitchen being a constant source of culinary goodness, I have no memory of helping.  Or being taught any of the techniques or recipes I witnessed.

I want to say that things have changed for my kids.  That they’ve been my kitchen helpers daily since they could hold a wooden spoon.  But that’s not true.  At all.  Having never learned to cook at the side of a patient teacher, it’s been a struggle for me to find the patience to teach my own kids. Continue reading