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Home Made Almond Extract – Without Almonds

 My friend Debby was making vodka infused Apricot kernels aka Noyau the last time I was at her apartment.  I thought it was going to be some kind of beverage, she was putting the kernel from apricot pits into vodka: … Continue reading

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Noyau Ice Cream

About a month ago I visited my friend Debby at her place in the east village. In one of her may lifetimes she was a pastry chef.  When I got to her place she had just finished making some vodka infused … Continue reading

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Apricot Cherry Galette: Berlin Cottage vs NYC Apartment

It’s not often that I cook somewhere other than my own kitchen.  If I know I am going to be somewhere like, say, a beach house for a week, I totally micro manage the experience by packing suitcases of food … Continue reading

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Goan Lamb Curry – for Hannah

  The key to this curry is fresh coconut.  The first time I made it with frozen “fresh” shredded coconut which is available in most Indian and SE Asian grocery stores.  This time I bought an actual coconut (2  in … Continue reading

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Apricot Galette

Apricots have such a short season and this year has been one of the best in recent memory so I am trying to make the most of it.   As much as I liked the Tart I made last week … Continue reading

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Apricot Tart

Apricots are one of my favorite fruits.  It’s been a great season for them here in the Northeastern United States every week I by many pounds of them and come home and try make something with them: Apricot Ice Cream, … Continue reading

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Apricot Gooseberry Tart

These two unsung fruits are both in season now so I thought I’d combined them and see how they tasted.  I made the filling fairly sour using only 1 1/4 cups of sugar for about 2 1/2 pounds of fruit. … Continue reading

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