The inclusion of KITCHEN is curiously appropriate. It’s as if the creators of Yumeiro Pâtissière knew I would be watching this particular episode today. Truly a C ristmas miracle!
Speaking of miracles, I happened to notice the following:
Within a day or two, either Mariko grew, or Yousuke shrank! Maybe both!
Sweets spirits flitting about is one thing, but a “miracle” like this tends to strain my suspension of disbelief.