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Coeur a la Crème with Mango Chutney for Dinner

We had a perfect light summer dinner last night: corn on the cob, avocado and cherry tomato salad with vinaigrette and pumpernickel bread with mango chutney atop a spread of coeur a la crème. For the crème, I have to thank my doctor and Ina Garten. My doctor has the Food Network on in the…

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Cilantro Cream from Dos Caminos Tacos by Ivy Stark

There are no little things, or so someone said to me. Several times before she left. Anyway. It turns out, there are small things, tiny gems that can adorn a plate or a dish and promote it from good to great. Take sour cream. By itself, white and stingy to the palate. Put it atop…

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Chipotle Cream with the Recipes from Virgil’s Barbecue Road Trip

  These moments occur in every marriage. “We have to talk,” I began. Suzen paused, looked in my face, and realized I was serious. “What?” was her reply. “Something is not as good as we thought,” I began. Brilliant way to start this off. She clenched her hands. “It’s okay,” I tried to reassure her.…

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Whipped Cream Sauce from Flo Braker

  Yesterday I compared the spectrum of quick summer fruit desserts you can assemble: cobblers, crumbles, betties, grunts, slumps, … And I suggested that you can pair any of them with vanilla ice cream. Flo Braker has another idea: whipped cream sauce. Have you ever eaten just whipped cream? Just the cream. No vanilla, no…

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