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Gingersnaps

December 5, 2017 0

Reprinted with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research Yield: 24 cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/4tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. salt 1/3 cup dairy-free butter shortening sticks 1/2 cup sugar, plus [ . . . ]

But… what does it do?

December 5, 2017 0

The next time you read the BEACON Senior News, it will be 2018. I have two predictions about the coming year. Prediction 1: Your January issue of the BEACON will be a hologram, read to you by a robot in your flying car. Prediction 2: You will give or receive [ . . . ]

Local Christmas stories from long ago

December 5, 2017 0

We all have our Christmas traditions, whether we believe the Christmas story or simply like the lights and cheer surrounding the day. One of my personal traditions was listening to Christmas carols. The old KEXO FM radio station that played classical music would start playing Christmas carols among the classical [ . . . ]

Letting go of the ghosts of Christmas Past

December 5, 2017 0

Never again will I actually see my dad come through the door Christmas Eve with a large box of Christmas cookies from his good customer, Volmer’s Bakery, Denver’s premier bakery in days gone by. Never again will I enjoy those cookies and a little eggnog with my parents, Aunt Kay, [ . . . ]

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