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Easy Biscuits

Easy Biscuits 4 cups All Purpose flour2 tablespoons cornstarch2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking ...
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Homemade Butter

Homemade Butter 2 cups heavy creamIn the bowl of an electric mixer (using the whip attachment, beat the cream on ...
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Double Almond Refrigerator Cookies

Double Almond Refrigerator Cookies Cookie ingredients¾ cup salted natural almonds (skins on)3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar½ teaspoon baking ...
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Matcha-Dusted Funnel Cakes

Matcha-Dusted Funnel Cakes Canola oil for frying3 cups all-purpose flour½ cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon table salt2 cups ...
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Bottoms Up Black and White Cookies

Bottoms Up Black and White Cookies Cookies2 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons plain or vanilla ...
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Sky High Popovers

Sky High Popovers 2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt6 large eggs2 cups milk6 tablespoons olive oil In a large mixing ...
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Candied Lemon Peel

Candied Lemon Peel 3 large lemons (washed)1 cup granulated sugar (plus more for dredging)½ cup waterMelted chocolate (if desired for ...
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Earl Grey Panna Cotta

Earl Grey Panna Cotta 2/3 cup whole milk (divided)1 ½ teaspoons unflavored powdered gelatin1 2/3 cups heavy cream1/3 cup granulated ...
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Lime Bars with Macadamia Crumble

Lime Bars with Macadamia Crumble Shortbread crust2 cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon Kosher salt½ cup macadamia nuts½ cup confectioner’s sugarThe zest ...
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Onion Leek Bialys

Onion Leek Bialys Bialy Dough4 1/4 cups bread flour (plus more to shape the bialys)1 teaspoon instant fast rising yeast2 ...
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Burnt Sugar Rum Sauce

Burnt Sugar Rum Sauce ¾ cup granulated sugar½ cup water (divided)3 tablespoons rum In a heavy medium saucepan, add the ...
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Mini Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich Sliders

Mini Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich Sliders 10 tablespoons 1 stick plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened2/3 cup brown sugar ...
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Pistachio Halvah Raspberry Semifreddo

Ingredients1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk1 teaspoon almond extract2 cups heavy cream (cold)¾ cup crumbled pistachio halvah (or any ...
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Vietnamese Coffee Chocolate Swirl Semifreddo

Vietnamese Coffee Chocolate Swirl Semifreddo 3 tablespoons instant espresso powder¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract2 teaspoons hot water1 ...
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Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Churros and Chocolate Dipping Sauce Churros ingredients1 cup water1 stick or ½ cup unsalted butter½ teaspoon ground cinnamon1 pinch ground ...
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Ice Cream Cones

Ice Cream Cones 2 large egg whites½ cup superfine sugar½ cup all-purpose flour2 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)1 ½ tablespoons ...
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Pistachio Gelato

Pistachio Gelato ¾ cup unsalted (shelled pistachios)¾ cup granulated sugar (divided)2 cups whole milk5 large egg yolks1 teaspoon almond extract2 ...
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Corn Muffins with a Twist

Corn Muffins with a Twist 1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup cornmeal3 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon Kosher salt1 ...
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Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse 1 2/3 cups high quality semisweet chocolate chips5 tablespoons unsalted butter¼ cup water½ cup plus 3 tablespoons granulated ...
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Dutch Baby with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Dutch Baby with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote Dutch Baby3 tablespoons unsalted butter (divided)½ cup all-purpose flour3 tablespoons granulated sugar½ teaspoon salt2 ...
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