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Ah, Refajo

refajoIf you try to look it up, you’ll find that “refajo” means “slip," as in the lacy garment that peeks out from under your dress. But in Colombia, it’s a refreshing alcoholic beverage, often served at barbecues and other family gatherings. Recipe:  (Makes one gallon) Pour two liters of...
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The Most Romantic Time of the Year — Prom!

Image courtesy of Benjamin Earwicker Prom season is upon us once again. To a teacher, the prom is a major distraction. My students are illicitly sneaking onto dress sites instead of working on their projects in the computer lab, and some of the guys are comparison shopping for...
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