Longleaf Stories

full circle in the hundred acre wood


Looks like dessert, but It’s breakfast, and good for the old bod. Drain a quart of fat free yogurt in cheesecloth overnight. Plop the thickened white stuff into a mixing bowl. Add 1/4 cup of your favorite honey — I love orange blossom — plus a teaspoon or so of liquid vanilla, some regular or golden raisins, walnuts, orange sections, and zest from one orange. Squeeze enough orange juice into this mixture to thin it until it’s just right. You’ll know when.

By the way, I’m enjoying this treat at home. My black ginger candle is still ready, but the weather in New Orleans is so atrocious right now, we decided to enjoy the rain here. Since it’s a drive rather than a fly, and we’re retired folks (hee hee), we have the luxury of changing our minds.


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