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The Perfect Hostess

As you know, Maria was the perfect little hostess. She especially took pride in her desserts and dessert platters. One Christmas season, my brother Joe and our good friend George were invited to Maria's for dinner. After a multi course dinner and several glasses of wine, Maria brought out her pride and joy, the dessert, her homemade Tiramisu. As we started to eat it, we all realized the flavour was off???

Then after closer examination, it seems that instead of sprinkling cocoa or chocolate powder, Maria had sprinkled hot cayenne pepper all over the top. As we scraped the topping off, we all made faces and started to laugh, but Maria kept eating hers and insisted " I like it like this! ".

Posted by Angela Grande
Wednesday June 24, 2021 at 8:26 am
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