“I just picked up two dozen, ” Mom said. “If you need some before tomorrow you will have to stop by.”
I relayed the message on to my sister Sherry.
But . . .
JUST two dozen?
There would be twelve of us. How many would we need?
It would be inappropriate to run out of such a signatory heritage dish at a family holiday dinner.
We drove to Cedar Rapids to the bakery and picked up another dozen and a half. After all, it was 24 hours until our dinner. We would be hungry before then and holidaying at the hotel rules out our own baking.
We MIGHT have ordered some extra that we consumed during our travel as well . . . but that story will stay in the Ford Expedition!
All in all we celebrated with blueberry, cherry, rhubarb, cream cheese, and pineapple . . .
What traditional family dish have you eaten recently?
(And yes, astute readers . . . I just wrote about them last month here!)
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