Monthly Archives: April 2013


Farro Cookies

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I was recently introduced to Farro, which is really Emmer wheat, used in Italy for various savory recipes like risotto and salads.  It reminds me of pearled barley.  It’s got a meaty texture and I immediately liked it.   Of … Continue reading

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Palmiers

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Feel like a little Palm Tree or Elephant Ear?  Who doesn’t!  Did you think I would share Cheese Straws with you and not the quintessential puff pastry creation?  Of course not, you are my friends. So come on over.  Sit.  Eat … Continue reading

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Cheese Straws with Homemade Puff Pastry

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At my final French Pastry Class at Cook Street this weekend, I learned how to make cream puffs, eclairs and all kinds of wonderful things with homemade puff pastry.  We made Palmiers, Pesto Palmiers and Cheese Straws.  I took pictures … Continue reading

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