"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
3/4 cup cinnamon 1 tbsp. ground cloves 1 tbsp. nutmeg 3/4 cup applesauce 2 tbsp. white glue pretty ribbon
Mix and roll out like sugar cookies to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Make a hole in top of ornament with a straw. Carefully, lay ornaments on rack to let dry. Let dry 1 to 2 days, turning occasionally. Hang with decorative ribbon. Decorate with paint if wanted. Makes 12 to 15 ornaments.
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