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Tarte aux Questches

  My dear friend and I have a weekly sunday brunch that is only ever cancelled by fire and brimstone (or if one of us is traveling out of town, which is often). Yesterday we moved brunch to my place

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Tarte aux Questches

  My dear friend and I have a weekly sunday brunch that is only ever cancelled by fire and brimstone (or if one of us is traveling out of town, which is often). Yesterday we moved brunch to my place

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Tête-à-Tarte

Rosettes of nectarine slices elevate this tart from a delectable delight to a visual feast   Memorial day presented the perfect opportunity to practice masochism by tart. I’ve made this tart twice before. The first time, as far as I recall,

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Tête-à-Tarte

Rosettes of nectarine slices elevate this tart from a delectable delight to a visual feast   Memorial day presented the perfect opportunity to practice masochism by tart. I’ve made this tart twice before. The first time, as far as I recall,

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Potato Polysyndeton

The Potato That Stole My Slumber Thomas Keller is a chef revered for his innovative prowess and attention to detail. I have yet to eat at one of his legendary restuarants– New York’s Per Se or California’s French Laundry– and

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Potato Polysyndeton

The Potato That Stole My Slumber Thomas Keller is a chef revered for his innovative prowess and attention to detail. I have yet to eat at one of his legendary restuarants– New York’s Per Se or California’s French Laundry– and

Doughnuts for a Cure

Doing my usual internet rounds a little two weeks ago, I spotted a photo of sumptuous looking cake doughnuts on www.tastespotting.com— I unabashedly visit Tastespotting along with Tom and Lorenzo everyday. I clicked on the link with the plan to quickly feast my eyes

Doughnuts for a Cure

Doing my usual internet rounds a little two weeks ago, I spotted a photo of sumptuous looking cake doughnuts on www.tastespotting.com— I unabashedly visit Tastespotting along with Tom and Lorenzo everyday. I clicked on the link with the plan to quickly feast my eyes

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Rosemary Orange Blossom Shorbread Biscuits

There is constantly a war in my head about whether to use the american term, “cookie” or the word “biscuit”, which is what I grew up calling the morsels of fat, flour, sugar and eggs that is a cookie/biscuit. I

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Rosemary Orange Blossom Shorbread Biscuits

There is constantly a war in my head about whether to use the american term, “cookie” or the word “biscuit”, which is what I grew up calling the morsels of fat, flour, sugar and eggs that is a cookie/biscuit. I

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Infiniment Spritz

    What’s Christmas without your classic Spritz cookie? My Wilton Cookie Press arrived a little later than planned so I didn’t get to start churning these beauties out until just a few days ago. The press itself is not stellar, but it

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Infiniment Spritz

    What’s Christmas without your classic Spritz cookie? My Wilton Cookie Press arrived a little later than planned so I didn’t get to start churning these beauties out until just a few days ago. The press itself is not stellar, but it

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

I offered to make my friend E sticky toffee pudding and she retorted, “Dude that sounds gross! Don’t make that!” I made it all the same (because oburacy is my thing) and brought her a hearty helping of this specimen

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

I offered to make my friend E sticky toffee pudding and she retorted, “Dude that sounds gross! Don’t make that!” I made it all the same (because oburacy is my thing) and brought her a hearty helping of this specimen

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Fancy Ass Snickerdoodles!

“These fancy ass Snickerdoodles you gave me are so delicious,” gushed my friend. He was talking about the Rum, Cinnamon and Ginger sugar cookies I dreamt up at the behest of another friend who informed me some weeks back: “You

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Fancy Ass Snickerdoodles!

“These fancy ass Snickerdoodles you gave me are so delicious,” gushed my friend. He was talking about the Rum, Cinnamon and Ginger sugar cookies I dreamt up at the behest of another friend who informed me some weeks back: “You

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Christmas Hampers

” A good meal provides…sustenance not just out of need, but out of a whole host of things, whether reminding us of our childhoods or grandparents, or the old country– or teaching us about a new one”- Kevin Young,  from the

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Christmas Hampers

” A good meal provides…sustenance not just out of need, but out of a whole host of things, whether reminding us of our childhoods or grandparents, or the old country– or teaching us about a new one”- Kevin Young,  from the

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By Bread Alone

“How can a nation be great if its bread tastes like Kleenex” – Julia Child In general, American bread culture leaves much to be desired. I have to go out of my way to find decent bread in the city

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By Bread Alone

“How can a nation be great if its bread tastes like Kleenex” – Julia Child In general, American bread culture leaves much to be desired. I have to go out of my way to find decent bread in the city