Monthly Archives: February 2020

Sabl├ęs Bretons (French Butter Cookies)

This cookie is light and flaky, dash-of-salty, buttery divine. It is a specialty of Brittany, in the northwest of France. As you might know by now, I have spent quite a bit of time in France, and Brittany was one … Continue reading

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Mini Mince Pies

I am not suggesting that you make mince pies for Valentine’s Day, because mincemeat is so controversial. People either love it or hate it. I’m one of those that loves it. I have such fond memories of mincemeat pies as … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken Salad

A few days ago we ended up with some leftover rotisserie chicken after dinner, and that night I began to obsess over think about what I could make with it. Then the idea came to me: curried chicken salad. I … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt, Take Two!

Alert: this requires an Instant Pot with the “yogurt” function. If you don’t have in Instant Pot, it is very easy to make yogurt without one using this method. Recently I have experimented with different ways to make yogurt. I … Continue reading

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Classic Waffles

Recently, I decided to make waffles for the girls, but I didn’t have time to get all yeasty about it, so I pulled Marion Cunningham’s “The Breakfast Book” off the shelf. I hadn’t looked at this cookbook in a while, … Continue reading

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