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I like baking.  I like the soft, dusty whiteness of flour and the creamy solidity of chilled butter.  I love the way these two basic building blocks combine to create something as sophisticated as pastry.  Pastry is a thing of wonder — it’s somehow sturdy enough to be rolled and cut and filled and folded, yet light and flaky and crumblingly delicious once baked.
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The decent thing to do, after a day filled with turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy and stuffing and apple pie and pumpkin pie and pecan pie and who knows what-all, would be to talk about salad.  Instead, I thought I’d talk about cookies.
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