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Strawberry pavlova

"He always did know how to make the grand gesture. Like when he'd brought her three dozen pink roses to match her rose-colored chiffon prom dress. And then there was the crowning touch, a small box of fresh strawberries dipped in his family's legendary Vasser chocolate." Sandra Lee, "The Recipe Box" Meringues are feather light,… Continue reading Strawberry pavlova

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Daily bread

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” James Beard, American cook There's something about really good bread that just makes it seem as if all is right in the world. That's reason enough to make some this weekend. See the tiny specks… Continue reading Daily bread

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Moo-free Dreamsicle cake

“Mma Ramotswe sighed. 'We are all tempted, Mma. We are all tempted when it comes to cake.' " Alexander McCall Smith, In the Company of Cheerful Ladies There was a time when family birthday celebrations included such elaborate creations as homemade angel food with sunny splashes of color throughout the batter -- a Fanny Farmer… Continue reading Moo-free Dreamsicle cake