Monthly Archives: February 2013

6 ways to use pate a choux

When my sister and I were 8 and 9, respectively, one of our favorite pastimes was playing “restaurant”, which involved setting up a folding table in our living room, covering it with a classy tablecloth in the form of a pink … Continue reading

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gruyere, parmesan and chive gougeres

I guess I am having a bit of a pate a choux moment.  Once you learn how to make this very special dough, the world is your oyster.  From éclairs, to profiteroles, to “Parisian gnocchi” to gougères, the possibilities are limitless.  … Continue reading

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bacon brown butter pancakes

When it comes to breakfast, I normally always favor savory dishes over sweet.  I can always be relied on to order the huevos rancheros, eggs benedict {particularly if it’s a souped-up version} or an omelette.  I am almost never drawn to the … Continue reading

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