Halgrimson: ‘Illegal’ cookies worth doing time

September 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm in INFORUM

“When I opened the door my home was redolent of cinnamon and cloves. I was baking molasses cookies. The anxiety kindling in my overburdened mind demanded the kind of psychopharmaceutical relief that could be obtained only in the kitchen, and I’d stopped at the supermarket on the way home to stock up on illegal substances: butter, sugar, molasses, eggs. The orderly steps of cookie baking had freed my mind to meander.” Continue Reading