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Lemon Lover’s Frosting

This frosting has at least three times the amount of lemon juice most recipes of the other recipes I’ve seen call for. It has a tart hit like a lemon curd or lemon meringue p [...]

2021-08-29T03:55:28-04:000 Comments

Perfection V/GF Cookies

These are everything a chocolate chip cookie should be: crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, with a decent dose of vanilla and the rich, caramel flavor of brown sugar. [...]

2021-08-16T03:59:52-04:000 Comments

Apple Far Breton

To make my neighbor Françoise's far breton work with apples I made one minor/major adjustment: I let the batter rest before baking. The tiny tweak made a huge difference in t [...]

2021-04-29T04:54:18-04:000 Comments

Flan pâtissier

This flan recipe has taken many attempts and required lots of input from expert sources (cookbooks, pastry chef friends, les Epices Roellinger for the vanilla bean), but it f [...]

2021-04-23T12:04:44-04:000 Comments

Rhubarb Tart with Fresh Goat Cheese

I have found the secret to the universe, and it is 8 oz. (200 g.) of fresh goat cheese and 2 eggs. Yes, that is an exaggeration, but when an easy-to-remember ingredient combi [...]

2021-04-19T05:56:14-04:000 Comments

Extra-Buttery Crust Dough

In addition to being extra rich and flaky without any overly-precious techniques (like freezing the butter or icing the water), this crust recipe doesn’t need to be chilled b [...]

2021-04-19T06:55:34-04:000 Comments

Persimmon Pudding

The recipes for persimmon pudding I’ve come across are all very enticing to food historians. They go on and on about its old-fashionedness, its popularity in Indiana (There’s [...]

2021-04-19T14:23:31-04:006 Comments

Whole Apple Applesauce

This I discovered when making apple butter. The process calls for cooking quartered, unpeeled apples—cores, seeds and all—until they break down into a mush, then sieving that [...]

2021-04-20T07:41:46-04:001 Comment

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

Take two classic French tarte recipes and what do you get? This rhubarb tarte tatin, which is so very easy... and effortlessly beautiful. The French are BIG rhubarb fans. The [...]

2021-04-20T10:12:16-04:002 Comments
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