A Cottage Pie The warmth from my oven spills into the living room…not hard to do as this is a cottage. After I let my four legged companions outside and breathe in the damp cool morning air, I come back inside….cinnamon, sugar, butter…my house smells happy!
Mince Pie “Mince pie, like Masonry, arouses curiosity from the mystery attaching to it. Its popularity shall never wane until faith is lost in sight.”—Editorial page of the Montpelier Argus and Patriot for March 10, 1880 Let me tell you something straight off. I have never made a Mince Pie. In fact, it’s one that […]
Welcoming Fall It’s Fall. I wonder sometimes why we call it Autumn when Fall is so much more apt. Welcoming Fall. Branches heavily laden with ripe apples and quince. A shawl around my shoulders and socks on my feet in the morning, instead of bare. The first scent of woodsmoke wafting in my window from a neighbor […]