Chocolate Dipped Candied Oranges

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  Cooking is always the thing that saves me. I cannot say for sure why it is. Could it be that there is some rhythm in the sifting and measuring, the stirring and tasting, that brings me back to myself? Is it the comfort of a process that can be followed, and that can, for [...]

Rhubarb cinnamon pie

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My Mom is not the sort of woman people think of as strong.  Possibly, this is because of the way she looks: she is a tiny woman, almost to the point of frailness. She wears an expression of perpetual worry and confusion, as though she is always lost.  She carries three sorts of footwear and least [...]

Rhubarb Eton Mess

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England has a bad reputation for two things. Can you guess? I’m sure you can. The first would be its weather, by which I can more specifically say, the rain. The second, its food – for which there is no specific: all of it, according to most, is bad.  England is a rainy miserable country [...]