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Holiday Baking

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Holiday Baking

Chocolate snowballs, apple crisp,
fudge and brownies too.
It's that time of year again
when only homemade will do.

Apple pecan stuffing,
a treat to go with pork.
The tenderloin so perfect
you can cut it with a fork.

There's a streusel coffee cake
I've been making most of my life.
Once again it's time to sharpen
my best chopping knife..

I spend eleven months a year
trying not to  cook
but come December out I drag
my favourite recipes book.

The list goes on forever;
muffins, cookies, pies.
I turn into Julia Child
right before your eyes.

Chocolate snowballs, apple crisp,
fudge and brownies too.
Enough to feed an army
or maybe even two.

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  1. Date: 12/24/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. love phyl

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 4:41:00 PM
    so h ow old would that blue eyed liar be today, Francine? I am dying to know what my brown eyed one looks like today!!!

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 11:38:00 PM
    All sounds so very delicious. Thanks for posting your work. Please save some goodies for me. Have a very merry holiday. Jancarl

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 10:46:00 AM
    Hi Francine mouth watering write drooled on my key board, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 11:37:00 AM
    Is that guy's name Skuben then? Everytime they call his name, I think they are saying stupid. So I was thinking his name might be Skupid. Good grief. I thought only one guy knew she was an ex actress and that he was voted off already. hmmmm.(I also like the tiny older woman)

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 11:36:00 AM
    what a wonderful cooking poem, francine. A long time ago it was my habit to make at least 12 different kinds of cookies and candies which I would then assemble on a line across my table and take a few from each recipe to send in tin cans to relatives. I did at least ten packages and between the ingredients & shipping, it must have cost me over a hundred. Today it would surely be double that amount. when I started being unable to lose weight , that also made me stop doing my tradition. hahaha

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 7:39:00 PM
    this poem is so deliously lovely.

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 2:51:00 PM
    LOL now I'm starving! Nice to read your verse today! Light & Love!!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 10:16:00 PM
    What a delicious poem!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 4:03:00 PM
    yum to both the foods you've described and the poem, too!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 12:24:00 PM
    Can I come ? love it xx