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Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Late last night, I had a real craving for a home-made cheese scone.

Today, I did something I have never done before. I baked.

Not that baking is anything new in itself…

When the boys were young, I baked every day, from bread, biscuits and cakes to savouries. It was not unusual for their friends to knock on the door, not to see if the boys were home, but to ask if I had been baking. There was a steady stream of youngsters through my kitchen and I loved that.

It continued into their teenage years, where a morning spent baking and cooking on my day off from work would stock the tins, lunchboxes, fridge and freezer with homemade food for the week, with enough spare to feed the hordes that were continually showing up around mealtimes and for snacks. I had long since given up using recipe books, except…

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