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Lydia: "Mom, remember I need cookies or something to share tonight when we go caroling."
Mom: "Sure, I remember. What do you want to make?"
Lydia: "I don't especially like cooking . . ."
Rachel (enthusiastically): "I DO! I'll make something!"
And off she dashes to retrieve her favorite cookbook:
THE SPATULATTA COOKBOOK
by Isabella and Olivia Gerasolerecommends the dark 60% cacao variety by Ghirardelli, but any chips will do -- be bold, experiment.)
Next she mixes with a wooden spoon,
. . . and microwaves the mixture on low (power 3) until melted, smooth and glossy. Rachel checks the consistency about every two minutes until it reaches that smooth fudgey stage.
Finally she pours the mixture into an 8 x 8 glass pan lined with plastic wrap,
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Aaaaaahhhhh . . . another happy ending at day's end. (And remnants of fudge lying in a bowl on the counter -- where's my willpower? I know I had it here just a minute ago.) ; )