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DIY Thursdays: Homemade Cream Cheese

Sometime ago, I searched for homemade cream cheese recipes on the net. There were quite a few that popped up, but most of them used… 434 more words

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Homemade nougat

The March 2014 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Rebecca of BakeNQuilt. She challenged us to learn to make classic nougat and to make it our own with our choice of flavors and add-ins. 1,419 more words


DIY Thursdays: Homemade Mascarpone

My previous post on homemade ricotta was well received, so I thought why not include another indispensable ingredient from the cheese family to the DIY repertoire. 261 more words

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Macarons are not macaroons, although both are delicious. Macaroons are coconut based, sometimes dipped in chocolate, often pyramidal or conical in shape. Macarons are French meringue cookies made with almond meal and sandwiched together with a rich, glossy filling. 1,871 more words