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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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breton strawberry shortcake

I have a love-hate relationship with German Sundays. On the one hand, I love the fact that all of the shops are closed and one is rather forced to take the day off and relax. Seriously, you couldn’t run errands … Continue reading

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coupetade (french toast bread pudding)

My home network is FINALLY back online. All in all, it wasn’t down for much longer than a week. But considering how things are all tied together now, one week is a VERY long time to be without a land … Continue reading

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financiers

No WordPress! No you did NOT just post only half of the post that I stayed up late typing. No, I refuse to believe that you would be so mean. But here I am the next morning, reading my published … Continue reading

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