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Coffee Nutella Ice Cream

  From your advanced calculus course, you may remember the definition of a fixed point for a mathematical function f: An attractive fixed point of a function f is a fixed point x0 of f such that for any value of x in the domain that is close enough to x0, the iterated function sequence…

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Thousand Island Dressing

  No, that’s not my usual high definition picture. I don’t happen to have a bottle of Kraft dressing around, actually. Suzen and I live on a make-from-scratch basis. So, the next time we want Thousand Island Dressing, we’ll use the recipe below from Virgil’s Barbecue in Time Square. The Virgil’s team scoured the South…

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Cookbook Review: Pâtisserie at Home by Will Torrent

  Pâtisserie at Home by Will Torrent is a friendly, photo-dense learning expedition. Will Torrent was born into food, with relatives running pâtisseries in France, heading restaurants and hotel kitchens in the UK and with every generation sharing their bulging portfolios of classic home recipes. He grew up on a kitchen rich in dessert lore…

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This Week in Cookbook Reviews

Just a note to you all that the rest of this week will see a bushel of cookbook reivews. There have been several outstanding pastry and cookbooks published in the past few months. There are four of these great volumes in line for review this week, beginning with Pâtisserie at Home by Will Torrent. And on…

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