Mulligatawny Soup with Apple/ Mango Salsa. It calms the soul in times of stress.

Mulligatawny Soup with condiments
Mulligatawny Soup with condiments

And so my favorite season started on September 23.  Well, my favorite season after the Christmas season.  But fall makes me happy.  I love the beauty of the changing colors, clouds in the sky, fires in the fireplace and sweaters.  Here in the Sierras, we also look forward to the rain.

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The World’s Best Cookie goes Christmas

World's Best Cookies make great gifts
World’s Best Cookies make great gifts

Do you remember your favorite childhood Holiday Christmas cookie?  I have a couple of favorites, one of which is The World’s Best Cookie. Yes, that is the name of the cookie.  I don’t know if it really is the world’s best cookie, but it is one of my favorites.

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Flourless Chocolate Coconut Almond Drops and Elfin Magic for the Holidays

Caught with his hand in the cookie
This is one of the newest elves to show up…either a friend or relative of Edmond Elf (he’s not really sure which one.)

The above elf is not Edmond.  Edmond is older, taller and wears red.

He doesn’t mind purple, he just thinks it’s not as festive as red and green.

Last blog post I introduced you to my little elf friend, Edmond Elf. (PS  he doesn’t like to be called Ed or Eddie or any derivation thereof. I found that out the hard way.)He is a good natured elf, but gets himself into all kinds of trouble because he’s a curious little guy and quite full of himself.  He joined our family last year.

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