I was about to write up an E2 variation of everything bagel but I realized I barely know what does, in fact, go into the making of E2. I'll leave that to someone else.

Instead, I offer you this piece of mushiness, a variation of which has been sitting on an embroidered hanging on my grandmother's kitchen wall for as long as I remember.

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Recipe for a Happy Home

4 cups Of love
2 cups Of loyalty
3 cups Forgiveness
1 cup Friendship
5 Spoons of hope
2 Spoons of tenderness
4 quarts Of faith
1 Barrel of laughter

Take love and loyalty, mix them throughly with Faith. Blend it with tenderness, kindness and understanding. Add friendship and hope, sprinkle abundantly with laughter. Bake it with sunshine. Serve daily with generous helpings.

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Now, print this out and tuck it in page 383 of your copy of The (New) Joy Of Cooking for later reflection. ;)

*happy sigh*
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