A mixture of caramelized nuts and seeds are dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with fleur de sel for a salty/sweet treat.
Good things come in small packages, right? And chocolate makes everything better?
Well, then, these bite-sized chocolate-dipped treats are a very, very good thing. A mix of nuts and seeds are held together by caramelized honey, enrobed in a rich layer of dark chocolate and then sprinkled with a hint of fleur de sel. click to continue reading
Slices of plums are covered with an almond frangipane in this rich and buttery fruit gratin.
Plums are everywhere; that can only mean one thing…winter is around the corner.
Oh, technically it’s still summer for a few days and then of course there’s fall in between, but it sneaks up on you. Winter lies in wait ready to pounce.
Summer turns to fall and fall turns to winter almost in the blink of an eye. It happens subtly at first; the days become shorter, the temperature drops and we start wearing long sleeves and pants instead of shorts and skirts. And before you know it the thick sweaters and the wool socks come out of hiding and the holidays are in full swing.
How to infuse vodka and other spirits with various fruits, vegetables herbs and spices.
It’s Friday, you know what that means right? It’s cocktail time, so may I offer you a drink?
But before we get to that perhaps we should talk about what’s going into it – the liquor.
From vodka to brandy, infused spirits are a great starting point for a variety of cocktails. Your infusion options are endless and surprisingly easy to make.
Slices of fennel and sweet tomatoes are baked in a creamy sauce with hints of Parmesan cheese in this vegetable gratin.
A warm gratin is a bubbling dish of soothing comfort, with the magic all happening as it bakes and bubbles in the heat of the oven. And really, gratins are all about the ingredients, and the creaminess that binds them together; this one is simple as can be. click to continue reading
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