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January 22, 2022


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Well it still looked pretty delicious to me! My God I have no chocolate in my house--this is sweet torture! Well Margaret I'm sorry to hear about YD's ongoing dilemma and pray she's okay...


Your pie looks rich and delicious. I love chocolate. I'm sorry you have to watch YD experience difficult/hard times. As a Mother I've had to step back once or twice so I know how you feel. Eventually, with time, things improved.

Joanne Noagon

Sorry about the aborted dessert. And may number two figure it out, sooner than later.


Sounds like fun experimenting in the kitchen. So, maybe a slice of pie for YD will help her. Maybe boyfriend would try it. Just a little bit for Mari. At least she'll be a happy kitty. Linda in Kansas


I watched the news last night and the weather person said it would be a glorious weekend. I guess the weather wasn't watching the broadcast. It was foggy and cold here all day. Your pie looks good but a disappointment, huh? I have almost given up on Internet recipes. They are usually not quite right. Try Test kitchen recipes instead. They test everything. Ha! Sorry about daughter #2. She has to make her own way and has trouble making decisions in her best interest.


I find the best pies are always the well practiced ones. First attempts rarely come out satisfactory.

Ally Bean

I don't know. I find that acknowledging disappointment, then dwelling on it for a while, makes me feel balanced in the overall. As for your pie, I don't think I've ever had French Silk Pie. Maybe you could make some brownies to get your chocolate fix?


Walking always helps me too. I'm hoping to get out with the dogs this afternoon, after we take Katie out for lunch and a haircut.


Sorry your pie didn't come out to your satisfaction. But you know the old expression: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.


I suspect that I would be one of those who would love it.
I just dictated that. I noticed that I had that option on my iPad.


Your pie looks delicious to me! I love anything chocolate. I just heard someone on one of the cooking blogs I watch say that the eggs in the store are fine because they are pasturized. I will eat raw cookie dough and lick the beaters with eggs in the food. Our stomachs do a wonderful job killing things bad for us. ;-)
So sorry about your daughter. We never quit worrying about our kids do we?

Tonya Watkins

I think I'd be hell-bent on trying the other recipe. It's likely success would be sublime! And it would wash away this disappointment.

Oh dear, about YD. :o(

Tonya Watkins

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Why not get the recipe from your daughter? Anyway, chocolate is always good. Well, nearly always. I think I have a very simple recipe for French silk pie somewhere. Folding just takes practice. :) And now my pie craving has returned. Blueberry, however, despite my love of chocolate I'm not much that much of a lover of chocolate pies.

I'm sorry that YD is having relationship issues. I saw in the next post, I think, that she's agreed to try therapy. I wish her success with the first therapist she tries since I fear she won't try another if she doesn't feel comfortable with this one.

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