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Festive Striped Meringues: An Easy, Delicious Gift

I admit it: I’ve been known to squeal and even get teary-eyed when making these meringues.  What can I say?  They’re just so pretty coming out of the pastry bag.  And after you’ve whipped them up and piped them onto … Continue reading

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Turkish Coffee Meringues

I’ve always thought of Turkish coffee as a special occasion sort of drink.  It’s not just coffee: it’s extra robust coffee that’s often spiced, sweetened, and presented in pretty little mugs.  And beneath the way it’s served is the distinctive … Continue reading

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Peppermint Leaf Meringues

Eggs are important. I’ve written about them before, but having recently seen them on Easter and Passover plates alike, I now welcome a renewal of my reflection on them.  The symbolism of an egg is powerful, offering meaningful messages about … Continue reading

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A Sweet Valentine’s Day

I’ve always liked Valentine’s Day.  I know, I know: easy for married me to say, right?  But I even enjoyed it when I was single; I’d send my grandmother a card, call my dad, or just wear red and pink … Continue reading

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