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Pierre Hermé’s Traveling “Tango”

Pierre Hermé’s Traveling “Tango”

  I thought I’d take a break from posting photos of our trip to Paris to give those who would rather look at food a break.  It’s only fair, I guess, after holding everyone captive with my vacation photos. But I will warn you this […]

Clafoutis Two Ways:  Seckel Pears and Blueberries

Clafoutis Two Ways: Seckel Pears and Blueberries

I’ve mentioned before that I have a minor problem with purchasing too much produce when I make my trips to the market. It’s not so much that my eyes are bigger than my stomach, but more a need to have endless possibilities to experiment with […]

Pomegranate Vanilla Pot-de-Creme

Pomegranate Vanilla Pot-de-Creme

 

Pomegranate Pots de Creme

I can’t resist pomegranates.  Although I’ve never owned a tree, I can remember knowing where at least one was growing when I was young — no matter where I lived — and kept an eye on it to see if it mattered to whomever owned it.  If the fruit was left on the ground after it fell, then that meant I was free to pick one from the tree and dig in, no matter how long it took — even if I had to climb over a fence.

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Basque Apple Custard Tart

Basque Apple Custard Tart

I have a cookbook that was given to me last year on my birthday that I haven’t really gotten into until recently.  I’m not sure why, because the recipes all look delicious if you enjoy Spanish cuisine.  Perhaps I went to it when I was […]