Making Gougères

How to Make Gougeres

A gougère, in French cuisine, is a savory choux pastry with cheese. Grated cheese may be mixed into the batter, cubes of cheese may be pushed into the top, or both. Gougères are sometimes called cheese puffs in England. Here’s how to make Gougères–just follow this recipe: Ingredients: 2 cup…

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Lebanese Fish Fry Dinner

Lebanese Fish Fry

Here’s what’s planned for tonight. The sumac berries in the salad really makes a difference between what you get served in a restaurant and what you generally end up with at home. Look on the Internet. Mountain Rose Herbs is an excellent source, but they’re on the Left Coast, so…

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German Supper!

Julie created a great German supper for us with some recipes from Alton Brown and others on the Internet! We also had red cabbage as a side, but we got lazy and opened a jar… Here’s what we made: Sauerbraten (Alton Brown) 2 cups water 1 cup cider vinegar 1…

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KFC Coleslaw

Here’s a copycat recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken’s coleslaw side dish. 8 cups finely diced cabbage (about 1 head) 1/4 cup diced carrot 2 tablespoons minced onions 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 tablespoons white…

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5 russet potatoes — peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes1/2 cup unsalted butter — at room temperature1/4 cup whole milkKosher saltfreshly ground pepper1 large leek — including pale green parts, halved lengthwise and wellrinsed, thinly sliced4 large shallots — thinly sliced1 bunch kale — about 1 lb, well rinsed and…

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