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Memorializing a Mother Who Fueled Lives With Spritz Cookies

The story behind the sweetest grave in Brooklyn

Photo via Green-Wood Cemetery tweet.

Naomi Odessa Miller-Dawson’s grave in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery is marked by a three-foot-tall piece of stone carved to resemble an open book. Etched into the pages for all eternity is a recipe for spritz cookies. But what do measurements of butter, flour, and eggs say about a…

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Madeline Muzzi

Madeline Muzzi

Madeline is writer and video producer whose work has been featured on Eater, Grub Street, and Heated.

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