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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 is, all I ever made from The Meringue…

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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. Thing is, I have difficulty baking meringue cookies. One solution, posted…

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Meringue Snakes

I have never eaten snake. I did do alligator once, near Disneyworld. No, it did not taste like chicken, unless you’ve had chicken that was rubbery, tasteless, and made you aware of every inch of your intestinal track. When alligator is featured at a 3-star Paris restaurant, I’ll try it again. If it’s just from…

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French Style Meringue Cookies

Yesterday I presented you with a decadently rich vanilla ice cream that uses 7 egg yolks. That left me with 7 egg whites, and today I’ll suggest a lovely way to use 4 of those whites. It’s a meringue cookie. Yes, I’ve posted a few meringue cookie recipes here. It’s a lifetime obsession of mine.…

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