Recipes

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Maple Bourbon Corn Ice Cream

Maple Bourbon Corn Ice Cream 4 ears of fresh corn (shucked, cobs halved and saved)1 ½ cups whole milk2 cups ...
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Spiral Bread

Spiral Bread 3 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon fast rising yeast (about 1 ½ (1/4 ounce packages))1 tablespoon kosher salt3 cups ...
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Lemon Thyme Madeleines

Lemon Thyme Madeleines Cookie Ingredients2 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened, for preparing the pan)2 tablespoon all purpose flour for preparing the ...
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Yeasty Cinnamon Rolls

Yeasty Cinnamon Rolls Sweet Yeast Dough1 cup water1 cup milk12 tablespoons 1 ½ sticks or ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened5 ...
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Hazelnut Genoise

Hazelnut Genoise ¾ cup confectioners' sugar¾ cup hazelnuts (toasted)½ cup cake flour½ cup cornstarch8 whole large eggs (room temperature)2/3 cup ...
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Potato Sourdough Starter

Potato Sourdough Starter 1 medium potato (unpeeled and cubed)3 ½ cups 28 fluid ounces waterUnbleached bread flour1 teaspoon 6 grams ...
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Olive, Onion, and Sweet Pepper Sourdough Focaccia

Olive, Onion, and Sweet Pepper Sourdough Focaccia Makes one 15 ½” x 10 ½”x 1” sheet pan Dough1 ½ cups ...
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Chocolate Sambuca Cookies

Chocolate Sambuca Cookies 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt2 large eggs2 tablespoons granulated sugar½ cup Sambuca ...
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Miniature Hazelnut Chocolate Cheesecakes

Miniature Hazelnut Chocolate Cheesecakes Ingredients for Crust10 chocolate sandwich cookies (broken into pieces)1/3 cup hazelnuts2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)Ingredients for ...
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Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce 1 12 oz. package frozen raspberries (thawed)2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 tablespoon water1 tablespoon cornstarch Puree raspberries, sugar, and ...
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Creme Anglaise

Creme Anglaise 1 cup heavy cream1 ½ cups whole milk5 large egg yolks½ cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract ...
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Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie 1 ¼ cups all purpose flour½ teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon unsalted butter ...
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Ganache (Chocolate Sauce)

Ganache (Chocolate Sauce) 1 cup heavy cream (plus more to thin sauce if needed)2 cups semisweet chocolate chips In a ...
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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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