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Attempt no. 17 - the chocolate macaron with leftover dark chocolate ganache

It is now September. The summer is over; it no longer is time for dancing in the streets. Not in Chicago nor down in New Orleans, and certainly not in New York City. 181 more words


Millionaire Shortbread Macarons

Whenever I buy a lottery ticket there are three things that happen without fail every time. I don’t have my own numbers as I couldn’t bare it if I missed a week and they were picked, so instead I always ops for a lucky dip. 702 more words


Attempt no. 10 - the chocolate macaron with chocolate ganache and peanut butter, yet again

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall up with our Egglish English dead.

William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act III, Scene 1…

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Attempt no. 9 - the chocolate macaron with chocolate ganache and peanut butter, again

So I am back in the states for a funeral, and I had brought the results of attempt no. 8 to share with the family. Can I repeat my relative success (no pun intended) on this side of the Atlantic? 245 more words


Attempt no. 8 - the chocolate macaron with chocolate ganache and peanut butter, part 1

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves …

William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2

Was my failure on Attempt no.

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Attempt no. 3 - the chocolate macaron with lemon ganache

It turns out that after I refrigerated the lemon macarons for a few days, they softened up and developed the right texture – which means that they were much closer to being proper macarons than I had realized.   440 more words


Chocolate + Marshmallow Macarons

Hey everyone! Today we’re trying something new and just in time for Easter, I wanted to do a little twist on the usual treats we got for Easter as a kid, those chocolate covered marshmallow bunnies, so I opted to take an adult treat (macarons) and make it fun enough to remind us of our childhood, although I’m 23 years old and my memory is so bad that I can’t even remember if I liked those chocolate bunnies. 1,442 more words