December 20, 2010
Growing up we always made Gingerbread houses. They looked great. My mom made the church and my brother and I each got a house that we decorated, under her supervision. I've made them as an adult and they've looked great and were fairly easy. I don't know what happened this time (the pressure of the competition?!?) First, mix up some dough - I love how my recipe is hand-written from my mom - before the computer was an everyday part of life. I forgot molasses and then tried to knead it in by hand at the end - that's where it all started to go wrong. But I pressed on.
Now, waiting for the fun part that comes after Christmas - demolition! Here's my oldest (now 8) when he was 3:
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