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What is a Raspberry Clafoutis?

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What is a Raspberry Clafoutis? The beloved raspberry clafoutis is a complete and total fraud! It’s a delicious one, but it should be referred to as a “flaugnarde.” The reason we can’t rightfully call delicious raspberry flaugnardes “clafoutis” instead is due to one simple fact. Clafoutis got its name from the …

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Delicious Pretzel Stick Recipe

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Delicious Pretzel Stick Recipe Do you have a decent amount of pretzels that are about to go bad? That doesn’t have to happen with this pretzel stick recipe! Thanks to mama Kristi, I’ve learned how to make good use of those ready-to-expire pretzel sticks. Don’t wander off too far if …

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French Ice Cream: Explained

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French Ice Cream: Explained Are you wondering what the difference between French ice cream and American ice cream is? The quickest and simplest answer is egg yolks or the lack thereof. If you’re quite familiar with American (Philadelphia-style) ice cream, you know it isn’t very thick and attracts ice crystals like barbecues …

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Make Ahead Desserts for the Spring Season

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Make Ahead Desserts for the Spring Season I’m interested in learning some delicious make ahead desserts today. I figure, if I’m going to be making something in advance, I might as well use seasonal items to make it more impressive! I know a lot of spring babies, so some of these …

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Banana Tempura Made Easy

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Banana Tempura Made Easy I’m sure most of you have heard of shrimp tempura, so have you heard of banana tempura? If you haven’t heard of tempura at all, it’s a wonderfully crispy, deep-fried treat. It’s a technique most commonly used on meats like chicken and shrimp. It is usually …

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What is Red Velvet Cake Made Of?

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What is Red Velvet Cake Made Of? Love the dessert, but catching yourself wondering “what is red velvet cake made of?” Like, what could possibly make it so red and so deliciously rich year-round? (Even though as a child I only saw it made around Thanksgiving). My initial logical explanation …

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Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

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Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting Fluffy cream cheese frosting… yum! I could eat pinky-tip-dips of the stuff more often than I’d like to imagine! I haven’t been fond of eating baked goods most of my life though I do enjoy making them. Something about the pleasant aroma and warmness radiating at the …

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Cranberry Tart Made Easy

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Cranberry Tart Made Easy I had no idea it could be so easy to make a cranberry tart. I thought those little (sometimes pocket-sized) pies would surely be one of the hardest things I’d ever learn to make. I was so very happily wrong! Cranberries are so good! My mom always made …

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What Are Some Good Grilled Desserts?

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What Are Some Good Grilled Desserts? It’s almost time to bust out all the outdoor cooking equipment and surprise guests with grilled desserts! If your reaction was anything like mine, your eyebrows raised in interest and slight horror at the same time. Aren’t most desserts kind of messy? They’re known …

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Easy Wine Ice Cream Recipe

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Easy Wine Ice Cream Recipe Have you been hoping to come across a wine ice cream recipe since you first heard about it? (The retail price of a carton isn’t the cheapest thing around). I sure have! I just hadn’t really thought about looking any up until now! But I’m …

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