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Rosemary, That’s For Remembrance

For many there are no brunches, no flowers, no cakes, no surprise gift planning with other family members in secret on Mother’s Day. Instead, there are those who silently endure the day in pain and mourning for many reasons – … Continue reading

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The Evils of Beans – Part II

In The Evils of Beans – Part I, we mentioned a tradition still carried on by modern Italians, the making of fave dei morti. These bean shaped cookies are traditionally made for Il Giorno dei Morti on November 2 — … Continue reading

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Mourning and Food – Your Contributions – I

Gumbo and rice were delivered to my home before nightfall of the day Momma died, and the task of moving my mother’s possessions from her apartment at the assisted living facility were capped by a dozen assorted Krispy-Kreme donuts.  Mom … Continue reading

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