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  • Chinese supermarkets feature large chocolate displays, flower shops promote long-stemmed roses, and some local retailers offer special deals for couples on Valentine's Day.

    KFC's Recipe for Love in China: the Egg Tart

  • On the corner of her desk was an exquisite, Baccarat vase filled with three dozen, long-stemmed, hot pink tulips.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • In "Lady N," from 2009, a long-stemmed silver oil lamp has punctured pink seashells and silver candle-snuffers blooming from its tip.

    Redoing Fabergé 'Eggs,' Whimsy Side Up

  • Inside her room, she finds two dozen roses waiting: one dozen yellow flowers sits in a thick crystal vase on the bed stand, and a bouquet of long-stemmed red roses is beside the Jacuzzi in the bathroom.

    Claudia Ricci: Seeing Red: Her Lover is Quite the "Snake"

  • Expect Cain's next ad to end with Mark Block smoking with the aide of one of those super patrician long-stemmed FDR cigarette holders.

    HUFFPOST HILL - K Street Building Progressive Movement

  • They carried those long-stemmed crosses and muttered some chant under their breath as they did.

    Fire The Sky

  • Ray picked up one of the long-stemmed roses and brought it to the water.

    The Truth About Grief

  • On the beach below, about two dozen long-stemmed red roses had been arranged in the sand to form the shape of a heart.

    The Truth About Grief

  • Some one mentions the way wild ducks are cooked in the restaurants of San Francisco, and at once I am transported to the light and clatter of many tables, where I gaze at old friends across the golden brims of long-stemmed Rhine-wine glasses.

    Chapter 39

  • Kids are crowding around old men and women who are giving away long-stemmed roses as a San Judas–inspired charity.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

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