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Our former neighbor and dear family friend, Liz, is renowned for the plates of cookies that she prepares annually at Christmas. As kids, my sister and I would fight over our favorites, and they would – reliably, mysteriously – disappear in the night time. Blame the straying fingers of elves or a hungry Santa Claus […]


Baking huge quantities of Christmas cookies is a new tradition for me. The first year I did it, I severely sprained my ankle while running down the stairs to let guests (helper elves) in. That year I learned the joys of being whisked through the airport in a wheelchair and bypassing security lines owing to […]