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Soul Comfort

Soul Comfort

Toni's CornerLast night I was reminded about the difference between Soul food and Comfort food.  In many African-American households, they are one in the same, but in my childhood; they meant totally different things.  Sunday dinners at my grandmother’s consisted of...

Coffee Brief

Coffee Brief

Toni's CornerSoooooooo….it seems we are still in a global pandemic.  I thought we would be back to cooking at EMM regularly by now, but the universe has other plans.  It seems I’ve gotten into a routine of being isolated outside of work and I’ve discovered my “fun”...

Quarantine and Cook

Quarantine and Cook

Toni's CornerIt’s been quite a while since I updated Toni’s Corner. Right before the world turned upside down I’d written about a snow day filled with boredom and a very badly made chocolate cake. That snow day somehow morphed into a very interesting 6 months of...

Snow Day Shenanigans

Snow Day Shenanigans

Toni's CornerRecently I was blessed with a Snow Day, I was over it by 12pm. The anticipation of the moment was greater than the plans I actually made for the day.  I woke up at 6am, already notified of the impending day off.  I simply wanted to see the snow coming...

Tales of a Temporary Vegan #2: New Year, Old Me?

Tales of a Temporary Vegan #2: New Year, Old Me?

Toni's CornerAs we near the beginning of a new year, I am contemplating my annual two week return to veganism.  We observe a time of fasting and praying at church at the start of each new year and becoming a vegan is how I observe the fasting portion.  It is not...

The Search for New

The Search for New

Toni's CornerI guess it was inevitable that I would become my mother. During college summer and winter breaks, most students expect to return to the nostalgia of their rooms exactly how they left them. Muffy the Bunny gently left in the middle of their bed, a favorite...

Haikus

Baking: Haiku

Baking: Haiku

Toni's CornerBaking Day Mêlée A Ceremonious Dance Whose Turn to Sweep Floors?

Daniel Fast: Haiku

Daniel Fast: Haiku

Toni's CornerVegan on Steroids Take Me Back To Chewing Flesh Enlightenment? Sure

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