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The Daring Bakers’ Challenge: French Yule Log December 28, 2008


This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda from Saffron and Blueberry and Marion from Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux.
They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand (more…)


Tuesdays With Dorie: Creme Brulee September 30, 2008

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I was actually really happy when I saw this weeks Tuesday with Dorie recipe.  The recipe was chosen by Mari of Mevrouw Cupcake and she selected Dorie’s Creme Brulee, which is located on page 393 of Baking: From My Home to Yours. I have actually made creme brulee many times before but it was always vanilla flavored.  This time I knew I wanted to mix it up a bit so I went to Dorie’s Playing Around section of the recipe and picked Espresso Creme Brulee.  It sounds fantastic 🙂 (more…)