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The Sun | December 20th 2020

  The Orchard , Capel-y-ffin, by David Jones, 1920s Claire Saffitz has a new Youtube channel called Dessert Person and it is everything I hoped and dreamed for. Over the weekend I made the pistachio pinwheels from her new cookbook, I was underwhelmed by their taste and texture but I enjoyed the process. In my opinion I wish they had been more sweet and less crumbly. They had the texture of a sandy and the taste of a Chinese almond cookie biscuit.  I started reading What Are People For , a collection of essays by Wendell Berry and was curious about his wife Tanya. In searching I found this kind article by Gracy Olmstead.  I want more of this in my life!  "She is showing us an ancient rhythm that exists beyond the slaughterhouse’s factory lines and machinery, with their ruthless speed and efficiency. She is showing us husbandry and housewifery, with their resultant set of virtues and skills....Women like Tanya bring artistry and honor to everything they touch: the homes they inhabi

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