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Raspberry Poppy Seed Meringues, laced with liqueur

By day, I’m an office lady for a group of lively humanities departments. It’s a privilege to get to work with such a talented and diverse bunch, and I like knowing I’m supporting a vital but undervalued part of education. … Continue reading

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Lemongrass Meringues: Simple and Scrumptious

A friend of mine recently mentioned his success in cooking a dinner with lemongrass, and I was intrigued.  I always enjoy lemongrass in Vietnamese and Thai food (especially tom kha gai: that fragrant and delectable coconut milk soup) — but … Continue reading

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Wasabi White Chocolate Meringues

Whenever I have Japanese food, I look forward to the rush wasabi offers.  First there’s its burst of tangy flavor, followed by an intense but ephemeral heat.  Eating sushi recently, I was struck by the idea of creating a dessert … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Spring Flowers: Hibiscus Pistachio Meringues

As I was leaving work last Friday, I felt even more compelled than usual to bake over the weekend. There was no particular event to bring dessert to, and no one was expecting any treats from me. My desire to … Continue reading

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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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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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