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National Cookie Day 2017

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Quote for Today: “Today I will live in the moment unless it unpleasant in which case I will eat a cookie.” Cookie Monster National Cookie Day 2017  National Cookie Day 2017 Food History Today is National Cookie Day! These handhelds, crisp or soft sweet cakes have been around since the 7th century. The first records of the cookie, according to historians, was in their use to test the baker’s oven. A small amount of batter was sacrificed to help calibrate the oven’s temperature for baking a whole cake. The end result when they were not incinerated was the cookie.   In England and Australia, the cookie is known as a biscuit. Galletas are Spanish cookies. Germans call them Keks and the Italians have several names for them including Amaretti and Biscotti. The American cookie is derived from the Dutch word Koekje...

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Matches Meant to Be…

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Bob and Dolores Solano, Book Reviews, Cross-Ties by Carolyn M. Bowen, Food, Roadtrips R Us, Travel, Travel Roadtrips R Us | Comments Off on Matches Meant to Be…

Quote for Today:   Like Sea Bass and Rum Raisin ice cream, these two were meant to be.  Chef TJ . While watching CBS News this morning there was a great piece about a 50th Wedding Anniversary.  Bob and Dolores were given the title “love at first sight.”  The story was great.  The couple met in high school, got married  and have four children and nine grandchildren.  They were born, grew up,  live in Mt. Vernon New York and seem happy as clams.  The plot to their exceptional relationship though was centered on their first date.  When questioned what they did on this occasion, the couple was not sure and really didn’t care.  The important thing was what they learned on that first date.  Over the course of the evening, it became clear; they were born on the same day, same year,...

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