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visitandine

I don’t normally have a big sweet tooth, but lately I’ve been craving sweets like mad. Maybe it’s all the Easter chocolates everywhere I look. So this week’s French Friday’s with Dorie recipe, Visitandine, was timely. Though, my first reaction … Continue reading

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Paris Brest

Oh how I love the pastry shops in France. The windows are loaded up with temping goodies and I often find myself, nose pressed up against the glass, leaving drool marks as I consider my options. Eclairs and Macarons get … Continue reading

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baked apples

I don’t know where my brain is this week. This past weekend I made the party soups. At some point earlier in the week I realized that I was off and we were actually making Baked Apples. So I bought … Continue reading

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caramel-almond custard tart

Why is the last day of vacation so sad? For the last two and a half weeks I have been visiting friends and family in the US, with two teenage nephews in tow who had never been to the States … Continue reading

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rice pudding and caramel apples

I was introduced to rice pudding relatively late in life. Growing up, my mother had (still has?) a somewhat limited dessert repertoire, which included fruit pie, assorted cobblers, and something called indian pudding, which I have never seen outside of … Continue reading

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floating islands

This week we made schmancy restaurant food over at French Fridays with Dorie. Namely, Floating Islands. Or, as it was called at the schmancy French restaurant where I first tried it, Isles Flotant. The isles in this recipe are meringue … Continue reading

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berry clafoutis

Considering how often I’ve eaten this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Cherry Clafoutis, it’s rather a wonder that I’ve never made it before myself. This dessert was quite the hit in my family some years ago and was made … Continue reading

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