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Cozy Summer Dessert: Mini Orchard Cherry Galettes, The Perfect Rustic Summer Beauties

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I take genuine pleasure in the beauty of something sweetly rustic. A simple dough enveloping vibrant, red, juicy and fresh summer orchard cherries — like little gems set in a gorgeous and edible ring — is unpretentiously and perfectly appealing to me. Not everything always has to be fancy or overly decorated; sometimes, it's best to allow the natural charisma of something to radiate, and its own simple flavor to speak for itself, using its own chosen words. We hold a canvas, and God, through nature, ... {more please!}

A Cozy Holiday: Crispy, Pan-Fried Fish, A Taste Of The Christmas Eve Tradition Of My Ancestors

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When I was a little girl, I would absolutely revel in the stories that my parents would tell me about their childhood growing up in Czechoslovakia; especially the ones that centered on how they celebrated Christmas time. These stories were so comforting to me as my parents would each recount special memories with a playful smile; there was always some air of mischief involved in these stories, some recollection of either themselves, a sibling or a cousin getting their hide tanned for some shenanigan or another. ... {more please!}

Under Our Blanket

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There are golden glimmers in time, those deliciously elusive sparkles, when my husband and I can escape for a couple of hours. These are indeed precious moments, especially when so much time is devoted to work and to our family as a whole, with our only boy so quickly growing up, becoming a young man himself. Nothing entices our souls more than the idea of tucking away in the corner of a quaint, dimly lit café-style eatery that we’ve stumbled upon in some small alleyway, just ... {more please!}