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Orange Cookies from One Sweet Cookie

I sat down in the chair. No, I slumped. The chair was leather, warm, cushy. “You look upset,” my therapist said. “No,” I said. “Not upset. Just confused. Well, maybe upset.” I raised my hands in exasperation. “I don’t know.” “What’s bothering you?” “My wife.” I said it low and slow. “Suzen?” He was surprised.…

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Homemade Orange Liqueur to Save Space and Relationships

  In the Catskills, you learn the sound of animals. The peck, peck and hissing of a wild turkey as she fights with her own image in a window pane. You’d think the window was about to break. Or the snort of a mountain lion. No, they can’t growl. They snort. How would you recognize…

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Orange, Tomato and Chive Salsa

I don’t work at Barnes and Noble but I do shop there. When you first enter the store, there is often a rack of “special” books that you may overlook. They always have modest prices. They always have a distinct size or cover. You might pass right by, but if you see The Complete Mexican…

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