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Cookbook Review Redux: First Prize Pies

  I'm repeating this cookbook review from exactly two years ago because it remains a brilliant and wonderful book. Today's recipe post is a Blueberry Nectarine Pie from this book and, as you will see, it is a spectacular pie. Particularly if you make it with a lattice top. Oh, lattice top? You can't make…

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Rustic Rub from Emeril Legassee

WARNING: Do not get this rub in your eye. Be careful. Yes, you will likely taste test with your finger. Just wash it. Twice. This rub, from Louisiana Real and Rustic by Emeril Legasse, is used in many of the recipes in this landmark book. I did make it and I did taste test. This…

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TBT Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Jam with Lemon

This week's Throwback Thursday Recipe is from a few years back at this time of year. It was a good summer for tomatoes, as is this one. I was in an upscale cheese store in Midtown. A great store we know well. A jar labeled “Tomato Jam” caught my eye. I knew that I could…

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Roman Style Meringue with Orange Sauce from As the Romans Do by Eleonora Galasso

  Looking for a perfect dessert for a Saturday night dinner? Look to Europe. I don’t know why I have to travel to Europe to enjoy giant meringues. But it seems you do. Paris streets are dense in shops featuring lovely meringues the size of softballs. Or you can indulge in decadent Floating Islands with…

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