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Grapefruit Custard Pie with Saltine Cracker Crust from Sweet and Tart

  Here is a recipe from Sweet and Tart, a lovely “single theme” cookbook by Carly Snyder I reviewed earlier today. The book offers an impressive colleciton of citrus-based recipes, ideal to make winter a little brighter as we wait for spring. I am thoroughly intrigued by this recipe for a Grapefruit Custard Pie with Saltine…

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TBT Recipe: Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Today's Throwback Thursday Recipe is one you have to make. A year ago, it was twenty degees colder here in NYC but I suspect that chill will return. When it does, this is a recipe that will simply delight you. Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has just been reissued by Workman Press. Sarah…

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French Butter Pie Pastry from Pies, Glorious Pies

This recipe comes from a book titled Pies, Glorious Pies. The book has several lovely pastry recipes, all shown with a sequence of photos to guide you from flour to dough. Yes, pastry making is something that can trigger high anxiety. I can bake a cake or make a brownie. But dough making and that…

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Salt Tenderloin

I first posted this recipe in May and I'm repeating again because I've enjoyed it a dozen times in the past few months. Enjoyed? No, relished. Read on and I hope I can convince you that this is the ultimate way to cook beef tenderloin. Do you have some favorite cookbooks that you just keep…

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