Oct 7, 2009

Scrumdiddlyumptious

Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple.

~Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


It's an encouraging thing to take cookies out of the oven and discover that they've turned out perfectly.  One's experimental endeavors can so easily go horribly wrong... or just fail to meet one's expectations.  It is a quiet little victory, then, when something (rolling sugar cookie dough in cinnamon & sugar, for instance) goes very, very right -- the butterscotch ripple effect.



"Hansel and Gretel"




And now a presentation from the acclaimed
Loompa Theatre, for your viewing pleasure...




"Thimbleful"




"Now I know...don't be scared.
Granny is right, just be prepared."

~Stephen Sondheim, Into the Woods 




"... cricket, cricket..."




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