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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream And Why We Are Where We Are

March 6, 2019
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American Dessert VANILLA BEAN ICE CREAM INGREDIENTS 1 vanilla bean 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup sugar 1⅓ cups warm whole milk 4 large egg yolks SPECIAL UTENSIL ice cream maker or churn Serves 4.…

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Hibiscus Tea and Switzerland’s Rescue Camels

December 15, 2016
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hibiscustea

Malian Appetizer HIBISCUS TEA (Jus de Bissap) INGREDIENTS 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers 6 cups water 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves SPECIAL UTENSIL colander Makes 4½ cups. Takes…

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Egg Nog and How It Got Its Name

December 6, 2016
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eggnog

American Dessert EGG NOG INGREDIENTS 6 eggs ⅛ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar 4 cups full fat milk 1 cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL electric beater Makes 7…

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Brownies and How They Shaped Aerial Combat

September 26, 2015
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American Dessert BROWNIES INGREDIENTS 13 tablespoons butter 1 cup unsweetened cocoa ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs ½ cup flour no-stick spray. Brownies assuming a defensive posture against lions.…

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A Champion for Chocolate

September 24, 2015
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I read an article that said chocolate might not exist by the year 2020 because the demand exceeds the supply. This, to me, is a terrifying thought. However, before you panic, know that I found…

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Cooking Tips, #2

January 11, 2015
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Cooking Tips, #2

 People often ask me, “Paul, what is the secret to culinary happiness?” Here are four more tips. 1) Know what T, t and c mean in recipes. A bread loaf with 1/2 cup (1/2 c)…

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Custard Pie and Cranky Hippos

September 24, 2014
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Custard Pie and Cranky Hippos

South African Dessert CUSTARD PIE (melktert) INGREDIENTS – PASTRY 2 cups flour (1 teaspoon plus 3 tablespoons more later) 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt (¼ teaspoon more later) ½ cup chilled butter (1½…

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Coconut Milk Chicken and Ravenous Crocodiles

September 19, 2014
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Coconut Milk Chicken and Ravenous Crocodiles

Madagascan Entree COCONUT MILK CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts 4 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 medium onions 2 Roma or small tomatoes…

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Chocolate Sticky Cake and the Garden of Eden

July 20, 2014
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Chocolate Sticky Cake and the Garden of Eden

Swedish Dessert CHOCOLATE STICKY CAKE (kladdkaka) INGREDIENTS ½ cup butter 2 eggs 1¼ cups sugar ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup flour ½ tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon confectionery sugar no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSIL…

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Spelt Pancakes and the Around The World Pancake Relay

June 28, 2014
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Spelt Pancakes and the Around The World Pancake Relay

Swedish Breakfast SPELT PANCAKES (plättar) INGREDIENTS 2 ½ tablespoons butter 2 cups spelt flour or all-purpose flour ½teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 3 eggs 3 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons butter no-stick…

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