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June 19, 2017
January 14, 2015
When I decided to teach myself to cook, their first two books were my guide. Thank you for more than quite a few wonderful meals. You will be remembered and honored in my kitchen and my heart.
Tony Worix
Denver, CO
October 09, 2014
Everything out of Silver Palate mimicked sheer perfection. Still my favorite.
November 17, 2009
For Sheila...

WEEP NOT FOR ME


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour of need, I will be there to comfort you. I will share your tears, your joys, your fears, your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels, and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses the flowers. I am the calm that follows a raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats among the garden of God, and I am pure white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die, as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.


© Joe Fazio
November 11, 2009
Im so sorry to hear about Shielas death I just found out this is the time of the year i would hear from her to winterize the out side water at her house in Sag Harbor. I thought something was wrong when i found her Phone shut off. She was with out a dought the nicest person i have ever done work for always with a kind word a cheerful smile. I will miss you
November 11, 2009
I'm so sorry to hear about Sheila's death I was her plumber at her Sag Harbor house, I will miss her she was a very down to earth person sweet as some of her recipes. You will be missed.
September 26, 2009
For Sheila, a much loved neighbor of Sag Harbor. We were very glad to count you as our culinary friend. You bring smiles to our faces every time your name is evoked. Your sparkling glint will be a treasured memory. Your perfectly chosen, housegift will be cherished always. Thank you for your many culinary contributions that will live on in many, many households across the nation. Celebrate!!!
September 22, 2009
For years I cooked with Around the World. I still make the jerk marinade and ginger cookies every month. When we moved to the Bahamas I could only take a few cook books with me. I took Celebrate. From lemon curd to chicken wings, that book has everything I need. It is my bible, my guide to dinner parties, holidays and special dishes for any occasion. Love the ethnic menus, especially the morrocan dinner. I always looked forward to her recipes in Parade. Recipes that always worked.

Shiela left us too soon. I will miss her fresh ideas but will treasure the recipes she left us. God bless her family and her memory.

Cheryl McKee
September 22, 2009
I am saddened by the news of Ms. Lukins' passing. Her Silver Palate cookbook from 1982 is my favorite among my many books. Have tried lots of the recipes successfully over the years. Her illustrations are wonderful!
My sincere sympathy to the family of Sheila, may you find peace and comfort.
September 21, 2009
For Shelia

WEEP NOT FOR ME


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour of need, I will be there to comfort you. I will share your tears, your joys, your fears, your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels, and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses the flowers. I am the calm that follows a raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats among the garden of God, and I am pure white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die, as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.


© Joe Fazio

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