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Tuesday Tales – Tight

-->                                                 Hi.  Welcome to Tuesday Tales.  This week's word prompt is tight. Pia is found herself in a pickle.  Here's the continuing drama. Pia paced through her living room and kitchen.   Lisa had called her earlier, telling her to sit tight, she was on her way home.   Home?   She was only gone two days.   This wasn’t good.   When she left, Lisa told her it might take her a couple of days to find something out.   Now, just under forty-eight hours later, Pia found it hard to believe she found out everything about her surprise marriage to Larry. During these two days, Pia spoke to Lorenzo at least four times a day.   He had pitched a one hitter the night before and was surprised to hear Pia stayed up to watch it.   Why wouldn’t she?   She hadn’t slept through the night since Lisa left.   As a kid, she hated these late night games when they played on the west coast.   One game, back in the early eighties, she

Secret Cravings Publishing Delicious Blog Hop

Welcome to Secret Cravings Publishing Delicious Blog Hop. Thirty-five of SCP authors will be sharing their favorite family recipes.  Being Italian-Ameircan we sure love our coffee, espresso and cappuccino, along with a high calorie desert.  One of my family tradition is Struffoli, aka Honey Balls.  Oh how we love these.  Sometimes we don't even add the honey to them.  We pop them into our mouths like popcorn. STRUFFOLI INGREDIENTS 8 Cups  Flour 1 Cup Sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup crisco (regular or butter flavored) 1 stick butter 9 eggss 2 Tbs whiskey Mix all ingredients together with your hands.  Texture is best when on the dry side.  Roll into small balls the size of a nickel. In a deep fryer or macaroni pot, fill 1/3  the way with vegetable oil.   Drop balls in by the spoon fall. Cook slowly until they are golden brown. You can add honey on the side. CHOCOLATE BALLS INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups flour 3/4  cu