Archive | December 18, 2013

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Skill

Eight of Stones

The ability to utilize natural ability for the completion of labours of love. Sometimes intense concentration and dedication are required.

This card represents someone who is able to work alone, in deep concentration, skilled and mature, in tune with something greater than themselves. The completion of a large project.

Yuletide treat – Walnut Crispies

Walnut Crispies

2 Squares bitter chocolate
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup sifted flour
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Melt chocolate in heavy saucepan
Add all other ingredients except nuts
Beat well by hand
Spread mixture in greased jelly roll pan or 3 (8×8 inch pans)
Sprinkle with nuts

Bake in  400 degree oven for 15 minutes
While warm cut with cutter into bars or squares 
Break apart when cool.

Makes 4 dozen