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Chouquettes au sucre. La pâte à choux 1.

Chouquettes au sucre

The Ten Commandments. Recently, I’ve gotten to know fellow Kentuckian Victor Sizemore.

The Ten Commandments

While his photography business has him in Los Angeles most weekends, Monday through Friday he’s a Lexingtonian and (convenient to my purposes) a consummate foodie. He bought my desserts-for-photos pyramid scheme hook, line and sinker. When I sent him a text along the lines of, “hey, if you want to turn a box of pastries into photography, let me know!” I thought maybe we’d get together the next week or something. But he wrote back, “on my way.” I had Victor Sizemore, of Mad Men in Vegas fame, en route to Table 310 to do free photography and nothing but laminated dough, a vat of caramel, and unbaked profiteroles on hand.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie. If you’re looking to make new friends, salted caramel is a good place to start.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Combine salted caramel with apples and put them in a pie? An even better start. This Thanksgiving is going to be the first T-Day I’ve ever spent away from home. Plum Pudding Brandy Sauce - 1999: Prince Edward Island: Visitors Guide. Mini Plum Puddings recipe. Vegan Rose Water Almond Milk Pudding « TGIF!

Vegan Rose Water Almond Milk Pudding «

Not that I care so much about weekends, but this one is kind of special for me. I’m one of those people who remember EVERYTHING. Everything, including exact dates and times of events that happened in the past. Lemon Sugar Cookies. Sometimes the simplest cookies are the most satisfying – and these sugar cookies certainly fit that description.

Lemon Sugar Cookies

The cookies are pretty much a classic, easy-to-make sugar cookie that I flavored with a ton of fresh lemon zest. This gives them a bright, clean lemon flavor that reminds me of really good lemonade or lemon meringue pie. Fresh lemon zest is the key to getting a good flavor in these cookies. Lemon extract will make them lemon-y, of course, but the flavor isn’t quite as bright as fresh lemon zest. Lemon oil will also produce a lemon cookie, and even though it is more intense than lemon extract, it still doesn’t quite compare to fresh zest. The cookies have a great light texture, a bit chewy in the middle and slightly crispy on the edge.

Lemon Sugar Cookies 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup butter, room temperature 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tbsp lemon zest 2 large eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2-3 tbsp sugar, for rolling Preheat oven to 375F. 10 Tasty Mug Cakes That You Can Make in Just Minutes. By bellalimento | I’m sure you’ve heard of cakes that you make in a microwave in MINUTES.

10 Tasty Mug Cakes That You Can Make in Just Minutes

I have to admit the first time I saw a recipe for one I was skeptical. How to make macarons - some tips and tricks. For those of you who read this blog regularly, you will know that macarons are one of my obsessions.

How to make macarons - some tips and tricks

Some of you may remember a couple of my early attempts (here, here, and here), then the epiphany of the class at Lenôtre in Paris. Macaron Mythbusters. As I wrote in my first macaron post, I make macarons every day at work, learning something new with each batch.

Macaron Mythbusters

The most important thing I’ve learned is this: Macarons don’t have magical properties and shouldn’t require quasi-spiritual rituals as part of their mise en place. You wouldn’t learn that from reading up on macaron-themed blog posts, though. Instead you’ll find bakers fervently insisting on an assortment of essential steps to prevent failure, while simultaneously conceding failure as both inevitable and incomprehensible. Everyone harps upon their fickle nature, making half-joking references to spiteful macaron gods.

Simple Sundays. Today’s post comes by way of a special request from a reader comment when I published my recipe for No Bake Lemon Curd Cheesecake Bars a few weeks ago.

Simple Sundays

When I made the bars, I used the convenient (yet divine) lemon curd from Trader Joe’s. However, we don’t all have a Trader Joe’s nearby, and the truth is, Lemon Curd is really very simple to make. Thanks to Stef the request! Lemon curd – I could eat it by the spoonful. I must confess, as simple as it is to make, I usually buy it. But, it really is so easy to make; store bought lemon curd isn’t exactly time saving. Simply put, lemon curd is a custard, but take a look at all the recipes in the books and online, and you will see that there can be quite a variation when it comes to the critical ingredient (other than the lemon, of course) and the methodology. Have 15 minutes? Yield: Makes 1 cup.


Cherry clafoutis. You know what?

cherry clafoutis

I’m having a fantastic summer. Life is incredibly sweet, juicy opportunities for personal and professional development are cropping up left and right, we’re going to Napa in one month and — I’m thrilled. Its terrible how little I like to talk about this, how fearful even the most level-headed of us can be of jinxing out all the good in the world by bringing it up. Poppy seed lemondoodles. The internet blows my mind. I lay awake at night trying to understand how it works; how it brings us all together, how we will continue to connect, and how it knows that I am searching for the current weather in Hong Kong, even when I myself did not know I even needed that information. How is the internet going to turn out? Are we all going to have claws for hands because of the overuse of touch screens? Are doctors going to rename the pointer finger the iPointer finger?

Make the Delicious Carrot Cake They Serve on Rikers Island. How To Make Creamy Ice Cream with Just One Ingredient! Yes, that's right; you heard us. Creamy, soft-serve style ice cream with just one ingredient — and no ice cream maker needed! What is this one magic ingredient that can be whipped into perfectly rich and silky ice cream, with no additional dairy, sweeteners, or ingredients needed whatsoever? Maple Pots de Crème with Almond Praline Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Dan Forbes yield Makes 4 active time 40 minutes total time 4 hours. Pâte à Choux Recipe (Cream Puff Pastry) Thursday, November 17, 2011 Simple Pate a Choux and Cheese Puffs.

The Best Chocolate Mousse of Your Life Under 5 Minutes : Cafe Fernando – Food Blog - best chocolate mousse - best chocolate mousse recipe - chocolate chantilly - chocolate mousse recipe - herve this - Chocolate. December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Chocolate Two ingredients (seriously, only chocolate and water) and five minutes later, you will be eating The Best Chocolate Mousse of Your Life. MINI MONKEY BREAD. Yesterday . . . I made these. They are really yummy. Need I say more . . . I know you want to make these! To get started, you will need some thawed Rhodes Dinner Rolls. You can find these in the freezer section of the grocery store. Cut each ball into 3 pieces.

Now six pieces Roll the pieces of dough in the melted butter, corn syrup mixture. *I also add 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract to the melted butter. Cinnamon Toast Rolls. Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake. Honeyed Pears in Puff Pastry. Poaching fruit is one of my favorite things to do when cold weather arrives. It's so warming to stand over a boiling pot of fragrant spices and lose yourself in thought. DessertStalking. Popsicles! Jun29 Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.

Lemon posset, un dessert medieval anglais. Citrus Love-Lemon Posset, Langues de Chats & Lime Meltaways. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Monday, 3rd May 2010 After the last couple of weeks of sweets I was looking for something tangy and refreshing, Lemon Posset with Langues de Chats and a few batches of Lime Meltaways definitely fulfilled my craving.

3 Ingredients, 60 Seconds: Gooey Chocolate Mug Cake. It’s Monday. Recipe Print 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake recipe. Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles. It seems like once the weather cools down everyone wants to jump right into pumpkin season. Recette de Forêt noire aux cerises noires. Versez les cerises dans un saladier, faites-les macérer dans le kirsch 2 h à l'avance.