In Pudding Mode

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Musings, Recipes | 4 comments

I never know the moment when Christmas will shift from just another thing on my To-Do List to that warm, magical feeling that inevitably shows up. It’s not at the sight of holiday decorations that show up the day after Halloween. It’s not on Black Friday or Cyber Monday or Tweaked Tuesday, for that matter. It’s not when I hear the piped in Christmas music in the drug store or the tinny “Ho, Ho, Ho” when I walk by the motion-detector Santa, usually located near the booze department. No, it’s more subtle than that. And it has something to do with Persimmon Puddings. I made my first ones almost 25 years ago now, when I was living out in a cottage in the...

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