Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight

Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight

Many believe the French were the inventors of the dessert we know today as Pots de Crème, while others give credit to the English. Let’s look into the history of these tiny cups and you can cast your vote. History As members of the British nobility began importing...
LET IT BE SIMPLE! Citrus popovers

LET IT BE SIMPLE! Citrus popovers

Popovers are the simplest breads to make. They don’t require kneading and they don’t necessitate a long rising period. Moreover, their ingredients are so common that you probably have them on hand at all times in your fridge and your pantry. They can be eaten for...
January is for Soups

January is for Soups

…And all kinds of other sweet vegetables. What is January without a piping hot roasted butternut squash soup? First, its color is gorgeous, and the smell, ah the smell! This soup is sweet without any added sugar and creamy without any added cream. It is like...
‘Tis The Season! Cranberry-Walnut Bread

‘Tis The Season! Cranberry-Walnut Bread

What is more comforting than the aroma of a warm cranberry bread just coming out of the oven when it is blistery outside and a thin layer of icy snow outlines the branches of the pine trees at the edge of the garden?

Back Into The Cold

Back Into The Cold

First frost, first snow, first ice. My last flowers: black-eyed Susan, mums, roses, and my insanely fragrant sweet alyssum, which had valiantly resisted up to now, finally gave up

Ah Corn!

Ah Corn!

There are so many dishes you can do with corn that I could not write just about one in this rubrique, so I chose two: a sweet dessert called “Corn Custard With Raspberry Sauce” and a hors-d’oeuvre I created: “Black Bean and Corn Salsa”.

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