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San Andreas Kiri Cheesecake

When things go wrong with recipes that involve meats and vegetables, there is usually ample room to successfully adjust and substitute.  Not so with desserts!  That’s one of the reasons I’m not a big fan of making desserts.  It’s nearly impossible … Continue reading

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Hotter Than July

We seem to be caught in a horrible French canicule or  heat wave, with temperatures as high as 101 F.  I hate that.  Unfortunately, I challenged M. Parret to a national day cook-off beginning with the 4th of July at … Continue reading

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Cake

Everyone who has been following the blog for a while knows that I rarely make desserts and I never make cake.  There are two reasons for this:  1)  I don’t really like sweets,  2) Cake and pastry making is an exact … Continue reading

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Cherry Cheesecake Miniatures

I used an old Fanny Farmer recipe for these mini cheesecakes that is very good.  https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/05/15/miniature-strawberry-cheesecakes/ and made a simple cherry sauce for the topping. We had wanted to make blueberry muffins for my husband’s homecoming but couldn’t find fresh blueberries. … Continue reading

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Miniature Strawberry Cheesecakes

Strawberries are all over the market here in Sens.   Seeing them, I remembered that way back in the day, I used to make miniature cheesecakes from a recipe I found in Fanny Farmer.   I have many editions of … Continue reading

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