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Fabulous Fudge from Choclatique

I used to work with Navy fighter pilots who taught me the concept of scanning. How do they see a “bad guy” up in the sky? They visually scan the sky but in a very meticulous, systematic manner. You “see” detail with the middle of your eye but any motion is best detected peripherally. So…

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My Sweet Mexico: Recipes for Authentic Pastries, Breads, Candies, Beverages, and Frozen Treats

Here is a cookbook review and note on a recipe-in-progress. Suzen and I were at a farmers market in Lower Manhattan last fall. That fall was warm, and lacked the surprise snow we have just experienced. I was lugging food and very thirsty and there I saw something wonderful. Fany Gerson, a very serious pastry…

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Brigittine Monks’s Fudge: Chocolate Paradise

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, there was a cosmic catastrophe. Okay, there is some slight exaggeration here. It was not long ago, just last century. And it was this galaxy. In fact, it was this planet. But it was a catastrophe: I lost THE recipe. THE recipe was the best recipe…

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