He stood at the counter as his wife stood over the stove.
His hand scooped out a large portion of batter from the tub as his wife sprinkled some seasoning into the pot.
The man poured the food coloring and blended it in as his wife chopped up some parsley.
He rolled out two pieces of dough, one colored and one plain, while his wife stirred the pot.
He wove the pieces together and shaped it into a cane as his wife lowered the heat.
He made multiple copies as his wife covered the pot.
He put the cookies in the oven and they waited together.
He put the finished cookies in a festively wrapped box as his wife wrapped towels around the pot.
He held the pot gingerly as his wife carefully drove to their destination.
He rings the bell as his wife stands in front of the door.
They shout, “Merry Christmas!” when her son opens the door.
He replies, “No trouble at all.” when the son thanks him for the cookies.
She pouts angrily as she is left abandoned in the cold doorway, holding her homemade stew.
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