I enjoy receiving gifts. They are, after all, gestures of love and friendship. I also get thrilled when I receive gifts that are beautifully wrapped, with colorful ribbons on them. I sometimes even daydream about doing (Christmas) shopping for myself, Continue reading Chicken with Fig Relish — En Papillote
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