“Satisfying reading…As skillfully as Ms. Trigiani makes us laugh, she makes us cry.” –Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Delightful… Trigiani’s unerring portrayal of singular personalities that make up the small southwest Virginia town brings humor and poignancy to Ave’s richly drawn life in Big Stone Gap. … As always it is the day-to-day details of life in the charming backwater town of the Big Stone Gap that make the story shine.” –Publisher’s Weekly
“A touching tale of a sleepy Southern town and a young woman on the brink of self-discovery and acceptance. Author Adriana Trigiani offers one-of-a-kind characters.” –Southern Living
“Heartwarming . . . Everything that really matters is here: humor, romance, wisdom, and drama.” –The Dallas Morning News
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1- 8oz package Cream Cheese
1/4 tsp peppermint oil or other flavoring
2-1 lb packages of powdered sugar (fine)
Cream the cheese. Add the flavoring. Mix well. Add the sugar mixing until creamy. (Can use food processor using 1⁄2 of recipe at a time.) If more than one color is desired, separate the dough at this time. Mix in the coloring as desired using hands to mix. Wrap in plastic to prevent drying. Pinch off enough to place in molds. Before placing in mold, dip in granulated sugar, then place in rubber mold. After molded, pop out onto wax paper. Dry thoroughly. Will freeze or keep in refrigerator in airtight container for several weeks.