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Dom Perignon 06' - An Introduction

One of the best champagne produced in France, this post will highlight Dom Perignon 2006 vintage. I’d like to share my thoughts on the tasting notes, and a little on food pairing. 374 more words


The start

So I believe if you bake, you can call yourself a baker. And I love fresh baked cookies so hi I’m Nicole the baker. I was raised and still live in New Jersey, land of the bagels and pizza and shore life. 583 more words

Easy Brittle

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 Tblspn light corn syrup
  • 1 cup cashews, peanuts, whatever your heart desires (I used cashews because cashews are my grandmas favorite and at 89 she gets whatever the hell she wants…)
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Bacon and Egg Pie

A friend gave me this recipe – I think it is from a Mary Berry and/or Paul Hollywood recipe book. It is a very good pie, but I might increase the amount of filling next time I make it as I like a pie with a lot of filling. 298 more words


Dark Braised Pork Belly

Having gone back to Malaysia almost every Chinese New Year and enjoying the Dry Pork Belly at the Bak Kut Teh Shop outside out house, I decided to try to recreate the dish at home and it turned out pretty good. 230 more words

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Easy, Classic Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is essentially pizza dough, think Italian deep dish, but more bread-like. There are many many recipes for focaccia out there, but they all essentially follow the same basic steps. 269 more words


Creamy King Crab Bisque

  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1.5 lbs King crab (preferably claws – more meat)
  • Celery
  • Carrot
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika…
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