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How to make pastry cream

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Which of Your ‘Secret Family Recipes’ Aren’t That Big of a Secret?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk about family recipes, from the guarded and treasured, to the open secrets.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Embrace the minimalist splendors of the one-bottle cocktail

Even if you consider yourself interested in cocktails, how deep is your home liquor selection, really? My bar cart has nice bottles of the stuff I like—gin, aged rum, fernet, a few types of whiskey, armagnac from a trip to France—and standards like vodka, white rum, and tequila to round those out.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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