Monthly Archive: December 2014

Luminaria Magic in Galena

Galena Chocolaterie Stam

Just when I felt too grown-up, too full of angst and too busy for magic, magic found me. It found me on Night of Luminaria in Galena, Illinois. The sidewalk below our second floor table...


Snowflake Cookies with Royal Icing

The Cupla Sisters avoided decorating holiday cookies with Royal Icing until meringue powder became available. The old recipes called for raw egg whites which was okay for gingerbread houses and other items we did not intend to eat. Yes, the...