“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year..flipping pancakes together, my dear!!


BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

Come the holidays and breakfast seems more of an event than dinner. I love the scent of coffee brewing on a chilly morning, the look of sliced bright red strawberries, the bright blue glow of the gas burner beneath a sizzling skillet of bacon.

And I love the unguarded moments when people first wander into the kitchen, dreams still faintly hovering, hair tousled, pajamas layered with a sweater. I tend to chirp in the morning, some people rumble, others offer their first words sparingly. We all bump along together, hands grazing as we work at stove or counter. Nothing seems so sweet to me as that first light choreography, and the sight of this one’s face.

Happy holidays, and here’s to you!

Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes (for four, double as needed)

4 eggs (separated), 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup flour, 1 cup ricotta cheese, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, a pinch of…

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  • Christine Valentor  On December 26, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    I always loved Christmas in Connecticut! Happy Holidays to you!

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On December 28, 2017 at 2:10 am

    Thanks for the nostalgic visit, but most of all thanks for renewing my “friendship” with two faves of the past: Barbara Stanwcyk and Gary Cooper. We do not have movie stars of their stature anymore. Happy New Year ahead. e/s

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    • pdlyons  On December 28, 2017 at 10:17 am

      HAPPY TO BE OF SERVICE. HOPE IT WAS A GOOD CHRISTMAS. GLAD TO HEAR FROM YOU WE SOMETIMES HEAR THE NEWS AND CAN’T HELP BUT WORRY ABOUT YOU GUYS.

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