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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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Strawberry Ice Cream

Apparently, I’m not over the homemade ice cream craving and although the strawberry season is well over in France, I found some sweet strawberries from Belgium in the market. My Cuisinart ice cream making machine is so simple to use … Continue reading

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Mirabelle Ice Cream

After M. Parret and I scraped the bottom of the peach ice cream container, we agreed that it tasted like MORE. Although M.Parret had some “vine peaches” in his garden, they weren’t ripe yet and we didn’t want to wait :)Continue reading

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Peach Ice Cream

I don’t scream for ice cream but I like it okay, if it is rich in butter fat, not a custard, doesn’t contain any evaporated milk and is not overloaded with sugar.  If it contains fruit, the fruit should be fresh and in … 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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Russians

  I could never understand countries like the Soviet Union who strictly regulated or prevented their citizens’ travel to other countries.  Who made travel so difficult and near impossible that when Russians were allowed to exit, it was like they … Continue reading

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My Husband’s Apple Pie

My husband decided to make an apple pie today because he loves apple pie.  I helped him to choose some apples and we decided on pink ladies because we liked the name. I gave him an easy recipe, two pieces … Continue reading

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