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Margaret Sullavan’s Peanut Butter Hermits

“This little box makes you candy conscious!” So said Margaret (in The Shop Around the Corner) to a rather hefty customer who didn’t like the song a particular music box played when the lid was open. Margaret’s sales patter was to suggest that every time the lady opened the box to get another chocolate, she’d […]

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Margaret Sullavan’s Peanut Butter Hermits

“Most actors are basically neurotic people. Terribly, terribly unhappy. That’s one of the reasons they become actors.” It’s New Year’s Eve and I have made Hermits for my workmates. It’s like a ghost town here but we had to come in just in case somebody famous popped their clogs overnight and there was a clamour […]

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Margaret Sullavan’s Peanut Butter Hermits

“Most actors are basically neurotic people. Terribly, terribly unhappy. That’s one of the reasons they become actors.” Well there is a word of warning for myself and Grace. Might help prevent a cat scrap over the handsome new rockabilly… Margaret’s recipe stated that there would be enough cookie dough for “eighteen Hermits” and so there […]

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