Posts Tagged ‘cookies’

My Secret Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Posted by melissa kandel on September 7, 2017 in Recipes | 4 Comments

Back when I lived in New York, there was a particular chocolate chip cookie recipe that was asked for at every birthday party and half-birthday party and fake birthday party there ever was. The recipe had been mine alone, as everyone knew, and “Melissa’s Cookies” were perfected over years of burned cookie edges, too-melted chocolate […]

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The Surprising Ways Successful Screenwriters Find Inspiration

There’s a spot in my living room that undeniably catches the best morning light. A leather armchair is catty-cornered into it, and if you sit there by window, you only see my neighbor’s big, leafy tree and not much else, which makes you feel like you’ve temporarily fallen into some tropical oasis of leather chairs and sunlight and leaves. Then you open […]

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ANNALEE

Posted by melissa kandel on January 10, 2015 in Fiction | 3 Comments

Her name was Annalee. I say was because she’s no longer with us but you should know she was my Aunt Annalee and was forever saying strange things to me like, “you’ll never understand what’s sitting inside or outside the ocean, so the best you can do is try.” “Yes, Aunt Annalee,” I’d reply, unsure […]

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