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I Miss - 5

The smell of fresh baked bread
Knowing the hungry are fed
Sculpting an ice block into a swan
Crying profusely when it is gone
The different pastry tips to decorate,
A seven tier cake for a bride's new mate
The flambe flaring in the saucier's pan
The joy inside,from a customer's extended hand
A look of awe upon a new student's face
When she asks sincerely, how to keep up the pace
Teaching to cook completely from scratch
The proofs in the homemade Yorkshire Pudding: that opening cans, can not match

Dedicated to James Marshall Goff ( Jimbo )

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 4/27/2013 10:15:00 AM
Your inspiring and uplifting images in this captivate the reader making it a very pleasant experience to read
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Date: 3/27/2013 9:36:00 PM
Ohhh you are making me so hungry. Nothing better than home made bread. Never did learn how to decorate a cake with pastry tips. Maybe should give that a try. love phyl
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Date: 12/5/2012 8:45:00 AM
Hey Harry you got me with the yorkshire pud, i am too a yorkshire man, and love your poem.....
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Date: 12/4/2012 5:39:00 PM
What a marveous poem! I am touched by your comments. Thank you for the overview of some of my latest work. I will be reading more of your wonderful verses as well. Always, Laura
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Date: 12/3/2012 11:35:00 AM
Hmmm hmmm good!
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Date: 12/2/2012 2:48:00 AM
HG, now this makes me hungry, well done, I like it...David
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Date: 12/1/2012 5:15:00 PM
Oh!....tonite I made goat meat chili with fresh ground cinnamon from a local Indian Deli, seasoned with garlic, chilies and bay laurel leaves from my 8' bay laurel tree (in a mammoth pot inside my condo for the winter) say hi to Chef for me, and keep writin' .....all the best, jimbo
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Date: 12/1/2012 5:08:00 PM
Hi HG....thank you! This epicurian masterpiece reminds me of the writings of Auguste Escoffier....as you & Chef, my days are spent fullfilling cust. orders...these moments of satisfaction make it worthwhile, indeed...upon his staffs demise aboard the Titanic, Escoffier spent his remaining days taking care of their families, left behind...your compassion is similar...jimbo
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Date: 12/1/2012 11:00:00 AM
I miss having my tea with you tonight. Lovely write Harry, Jimbo will love this. I am from Yorkshire andwe have home made puddings every week xx
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Date: 12/1/2012 11:33:00 AM
I'll catch the next Flight over. Actually I'm not a tea drinker, I like coffee better and any kind of pudding. LOVE YOU, YOUR Liege.. .Harry