The gift of Molly

The gift of Molly

For Christmas this year, my daughter Molly gave me three quarts of homemade ice cream. I shared, of course, teeny, tiny little dishes for my Christmas Eve guests. "What flavor would you like?" I asked each one, and then scooped that precious ice cream with a little teaspoon and served it in the smallest glass [...]

Cotton candy days

Cotton candy days

He asked for it so often, it became a theme. "Can I have some cotton candy?" "I'm sorry, no." "Why not?" "Because we don't have any cotton candy and, even if we did, it's just a big puffball of sugar that never tastes as good as you think it will." "But can I have some?" [...]