Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses

Vanilla Bean Meringue Kisses

What? Another meringue cookie recipe? You bet. Because this one is, I am confident, the definitive recipe. Single ingredient cookbooks charm me. That’s a lot of pages for one thing. Yet if that thing is vanilla, how can you be wrong. Pure Vanilla is a distinguished...
Coconut Joys

Coconut Joys

  I have a new proof for the existence of God. It would take such superior designer to come up [and conceal] two very distinct but two very complex nut foods. Foods that are encased so deeply you cannot believe how people ever figured out to use them. There is...
Malted Milk Meringues

Malted Milk Meringues

  In 1982, I bought a cookbook which has been my sidekick ever since. The Meringue Cookbook by Margaret Shakespeare was typical for its time: just under 10” X 7”, 220 pages, mediocre paper, no pictures. But great recipes for that fluffy stuff I just relish. Truth...
Pecan Meringue Cookies

Pecan Meringue Cookies

I am a fan of meringue cookies, with fond remembrance of “Surprise Cookies” from my childhood. Mounds of meringue, colored yellow or green or red, and filled with chocolate chips. Fresh from the oven, the meringue was sugar heaven encasing those warm, gooey chips....