Monthly Archives: December 2009

Perhaps Bad Macaron Day For A Bakery in Strawberry?

Having a great weekend, I hope.  Little Dude has the sniffles and ran a fever last night.  We didn’t get to leave for San Diego as planned.  We’re missing The Little Mermaid’s birthday party. Ah, I’m writing without a photo … Continue reading

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Dungeness Crab with Saifun Noodles: Alimango Sotanghon

Ingredients 1 live Dungeness Crab, scrubbed, cleaned and quartered.  Set aside. 3 tablespoons olive oil 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 3″ fresh ginger root, julienned 1 packet annato powder 6 cups chicken broth 1 pack saifun noodles Directions … Continue reading

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Embutido: Filipino Meatloaf

Quite possibly my favorite fiesta dish, embutido (stuffed) may sound too strange with the inclusion of raisins and sweet pickle relish on the list of ingredients.  Next time you chat with your Filipino friend (if you have one) make your … Continue reading

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Pink Macarons

Possibly the most successful macaron shells I baked, sort of ruined by the mediocre French Buttercream I made.

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Holiday Cookie Party

For someone who just started baking late this year, receiving an invite to a Holiday Cookie Party was pretty awesome.  I was tickled to see my name on the roster where Melissa’s and Cheryl’s name appeared.  These ladies only bake … Continue reading

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Blueberry Macarons

Thank you for stopping by! For this version, add 2 tablespoons of powdered freeze-dried blueberries to the nut-confectioners’ sugar mixture. Glass Cracker Jar from The Container Store.  This may be a Holiday item.  Macarons make thoughtful presents.

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Peppermint French Macarons

Ingredients 4 ounces almond or cashew, ground or flour if readily available 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar egg whites from 3 eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon peppermint powder green food coloring Directions In a food processor, … Continue reading

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