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How I Love Thee

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Cardamom

Cardamom

Cardamom – How I do love you.  I opened the jar and drew in a deep breath.  Can I sprinkle you in my laundry and on my pillows and toss you in my closets?  May I wear a sack filled with your loveliness around my neck and lift you to my nose and breathe in deep whenever I want?

When I open your pods and empty out the delicious innards of your soul – my mouth waters and cannot wait to crush you and add you to my wassail and my shortbread.

pods

pods

crushed

crushed

You, O Cardamom, are God’s gift to mankind, well, at least to ME.  And I am thankful for the opening of my senses whenever you are around.

Enjoy!

cate b

 

 

 

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Author: Cate Bryson

I'm a writer/blogger. I am in love with Creation and especially THE Creator. He is my best friend. I love to write and I love to bake – especially pie – and I love to crochet – among other creative things…….. I am passionate about the potential I see in others…….. I want to help them get there.

15 thoughts on “How I Love Thee

  1. not familiar with it, but am always willing to try something new!

  2. Love Cardamom too!! And such a cool name for a spice.

  3. I’ve got a container where I keep all my spices – and every time I take the lid off I can smell the excitement of Christmas…

  4. This is such a magic ingredient! My mom add it in tea and coffee, it give them wonderful aroma while sipping. :) ahh

  5. I’ve never heard of this. Must go and find some! :D

  6. Cardamons are used in perfumes. I liked them in my curries but some dishonest merchants sell those that have been bleached (white pods, which has been used). Always go green ;-)

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