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Texas Corn Cream Muffins, Cement, and Concrete

  There are things I just always confuse: baking powder versus baking soda. Gee, I wonder why those buttermilk biscuits failed? I’m always confused about concrete versus cement. One contains the other, but which is which? Right now there is a rumbling noise outside my window as a cement mixer is spinning so that the…

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Crab and Corn Bisque

  Domaine Chandon is a Napa Valley winery now owned by a French company. The setting is both beautiful and upscale. The winery features a Michelin-starred restaurant, étoile, that naturally features seasonal, regional food. The Domaine Chandon Cookbook offers 75 of the premium recipes from this restaurant with its particularly  sparkling view. Of all those…

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One More Time: Caramelized Corn with Shallots from I Love Corn

I posted this a couple of years ago, but it’s worth a repeat. Corn is appearing everywhere now: fresh, lovely, and ready for all kinds of uses. This recipe is from a brilliant little book called I Love Corn by Lisa Skye. If you enjoy corn, you’ll find this book a treat. If you not…

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Jalapeno Butter Revisted: You Want This on Your Corn

Last year I posted the lovely recipe below for Jalapeno Butter from Fresh Mexico by Marcela Valladolid. It’s a perfect recipe for this 4th of July. Jalapeno Butter on corn or on barbequed steak turns goodness into greatness. Lately I have seen some options and tried some extensions. So, while you can follow the recipe…

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