Tag Archives: Eggs


When I found these Very Cherry Plums I knew they were going to make a delicious dessert.  I decided to make Brûléed Plums with Brandy Custard.

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Corn Soufflé

I went to the market and they had a big display of fresh corn. I know it is a little early for corn, but I sneaked a peek and the kernels were so plump and I could smell the flavor. … Continue reading

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Cloud Bread

I am slowly getting back on track. I am back in my home and getting back in the kitchen and making Cloud Bread.

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Vanilla Pudding with Almond Cookie Crumble

While in the Bay Area, before I fell sick we went to a bakery. They had the best almond cookies. I wish I had their recipe, but they were not budging. I understand completely. So what to do? I went … Continue reading

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Génoise A Party Cake

I have been derailed several times this year; the latest is/was an air conditioner problem. It always seems to take me a couple tries before I get things worked out. Does that happen to you? The repairman came, we thought … Continue reading

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Classic White Dressing

One of my earliest memories is of my Mom and my Dad in the kitchen making Thanksgiving Dinner. It was a big affair. There were a lot of kids. I remember the hustle, bustle, and the flurry of activity. I … Continue reading

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Powder Puff Cookies

I just made the best little cookie. This recipe is sort of like a ladyfinger. Actually I think they are ladyfingers only in a cookie shape. They call for jam and whipped cream. Whipped cream and good jam, two of … Continue reading

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Rosemary Popovers

I have not made popovers for years.  Then while out shopping I found this lovely pan at an extreme discount.  I usually go for the mini version – this pan makes huge popovers.  I thought I would give it a … Continue reading

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Improved Lemon Curd

I saved a tree today, but not the complete tree.  It is looking sort of strange.  It is missing a few limbs.  I have spoken previously about my neighbor that has this wonderful prolific lemon tree. It feeds the whole neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Crème Anglaise and Strawberry Coulis

Crème Anglaise is another recipe you need to put in your culinary toolkit.  It is classic.  Previously I made Crème Fraîche.  It has so many uses for both sweet and savory, but now it is all about Crème Anglaise and … Continue reading

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