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Classic Guacamole Recipe

The key to this guacamole recipe is in the avocados. Look for fruits that are firm, but not hard to the touch with a...

Best Basic Pancake Recipe

Best Basic Pancake Recipe Cuisine: Breakfast Author: Kees To The Kitchen Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 cup milk and 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 egg, beaten 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2...

Rich Homemade Ricotta and a Weekend in Ortygia, Sicily

Silly us! We thought we were going to Italy. Don't be fooled, like we were, by the passport stamp when you step into Palermo or...

Roasted Chile Peppers

Roasted Chile Peppers Ingredients Green chilies Instructions Place chilies directly on flame of gas stove. Turn over and reposition chilies until they are completely charred on all sides. Remove from...

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Bet you never buy caramel sauce again. Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce Author: Adapted from Brown Eyed Baker Serves: 2 cups Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, at...

Crème Pâtissière

Crème Pâtissière (Custard Filling) Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Adapted from Julia Child Ingredients 1 cup sugar 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup flour 2 cups boiling milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla...

Julia Child’s Pie Crust (Páte Brisée Sucrée)

Julia Child's Pie Crust (Páte Brisée Sucrée) Author: Adapted from Julia Child For one 8-9 inch pastry shell. Ingredients 1 1/3 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons...