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Individual Goat Cheese Souffles from James Peterson

On Valentine’s Day, Cooking by the Book featured a special Bubbles and Bites menu with all the dishes coming from James Peterson’s Glorious French Food. “Glorious” is the right adjective for the armada of wonderful dishes that parade across the pages of this book. For our menu, we offered: Individual Goat Cheese Soufflés Roast Duck…

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Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a staple for many of us. Topped with butter and gravy, it’s a key comfort food. Mashed potatoes are almost never boring. But, … Well, sometimes you do want those mashed wonders but you want them different. This recipe is defines that different and delicious. With one cup of goat cheese added,…

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Savory Palmiers from Ina Garten

Palmier? Your mind instantly thinks of a wide, thin sweet pasty, laden with sugar. Perhaps paired with a cappuccino in a Paris café. They are big and they are a meal. A savory palmier? That’s got to be an oxymoron. How could you possibly make something that is not sweet, or, worse, potentially even healthy?…

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Three Onion and Leek Tart with Goat Cheese and Creme Fraiche

When you call something “rustic” it’s often done with connotations. Well, it’s not Madison Avenue but, … It’s delightful, despite … Rarely does “rustic” come across as a 110% compliment. But there are times when it should. Flo Braker, a true national treasure of baking, has created this tart that can only be described as…

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