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Holiday meals can be so heavy, and it’s refreshing to have a dessert that is light, like my homemade flourless lemon almond cake. his is a classic cake recipe, if I’m not mistaken, from southern Spain. The basic ingredients are blanched almonds, eggs, sugar, and lemon zest. No butter or wheat flour❗ The cake behaves …

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Fever dreams

This week I first came across a biological weapon named “Wuhan-400” in Dean Koontz’s novel “The Eyes of Darkness”. I doubt anyone had the notion that the famous thriller author was “predicting” a real-world outbreak of COVID-19, coronavirus disease. But accepting the fact of today’s reality, after such an outbreak had occurred, I’d like to …

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