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  • Filled to the brim with garlicky butter beans, a well-stuffed baked tomato will leave you on the point of collapse

    Nigel Slater's butter-bean tomatoes, baked pears with maple syrup and cinnamon cream recipes

  • Oh how I long for sleepy prewar Downton, where footage of a rotund-bottomed labrador dawdling across a lawn spliced with the Earl taking exception to Mrs Patmore's heavy handed game consommĂ© seasoning and a few one-liners from Maggie Smith gurning beneath a pile of ostrich feathers felt like a well-stuffed ITV1 hour.

    Downton Abbey: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Your hosts can also open doors to hard-to-visit wineries, custom-stock your already well-stuffed (and free) minibar, book a chef to prepare dinner in your room, or -- in my case -- badger a rental car company into swapping out a lemon and delivering the replacement.

    Dream Hideaways: The World's Top Microboutique Hotels

  • He noticed that people were looking at him as if he were in fact a well-stuffed animal, and the man who had made him a real artist.

    The Taxidermist

  • Her husband's propensity to keep almost every record and magazine he ever bought (stored in boxes and on shelves that take up two full rooms on the second floor) adds to the well-stuffed home.

    Living History in Nantucket

  • We become relative giants in tiny universes of our own making, well-stuffed worms in cocoons with no dreams or intentions of ever becoming butterflies.

    Mike Bonifer: Relatively Tiny Tony

  • He loved them so much that when his older brother, my uncle A.D., passed down his vest to his little brother, my dad had such a big tummy that it pulled the buttons and stretched the buttonholes, and he looked like a well-stuffed, round-bellied teddy bear.

    God’s Guest List

  • The annals of Dylanology are already well-stuffed, but Princeton history professor

    The Short List

  • It was strange, though, to go back into Afghanistan again, with my escort - heaven knows where Yakub had got 'em from, but one look at their wolfish faces and well-stuffed cartridge belts reassured me that this was one party that no right-minded badmash would dream of attacking.

    The Sky Writer

  • Surprisingly she fell asleep as soon as her head touched the well-stuffed pillow.

    Dearly Beloved

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