Monthly Archives: December 2013

Angel Biscuits

Angel biscuits are in my blood. My Southern grandma made them from memory and never wrote a recipe down. As my mother had no interest cooking, she never learned to make them and the recipe was lost after my grandma … Continue reading

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Holly and Flowering Kale

At a recent holiday party, my hosting friend had bought both flowering kale and ¬†variegated holly at our neighborhood Trader Joe’s. I thought they’d look stunning in a Christmas bouquet, so I braved the world’s WORST parking lot: Trader Joe’s, … Continue reading

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Ile Flottante. An Easy Elegant Dessert

An Ile Flottante is a beautiful French dessert made of whipped egg whites, sugar and vanilla floated atop creme Anglaise and drizzled with caramel and topped with almond praline. This is a dessert I’ve enjoyed in France and ¬†I never … Continue reading

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