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SOUR MANGO + JAGGERY CHUTNEY

SOUR MANGO + JAGGERY CHUTNEY

This chutney is a Gujarati favorite, made when the first mangoes of the season arrive. I asked my 83-year-old grandmother to show me how to make it. “I don’t remember how to,” she said, but amazingly, her hands rhythmically chopped the mango and stirred in the...

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Smoothie on the Beach

Smoothie on the Beach

PREP: 10 minutes | COOK: 0 minutes | YIELD: 3 x 10-oz servings I developed this smoothie when preparing for a trip to Mexico. It made me feel like I was already on vacation, sipping something delicious while relaxing on the beach. It makes a healthy breakfast or a...

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Pate Brise with Whole Wheat Flour

Pate Brise with Whole Wheat Flour

When I want to include more whole grains in my meal, I will often make a savory or dessert pie with this crust with wonderful results. This version produces a flaky crust with a nutty flavor. MAKES ONE 9- TO 10-INCH CRUST 1в…“ cups whole wheat pastry flour (or в…” cup...

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Pate Brise (Sweet Pie Crust)

Pate Brise (Sweet Pie Crust)

The egg yolk in pate sucre gives the crust a cookie-like texture, making it ideal for fillings that are moist and delicate. A crust baked like this is completely cooked and is used when the filling for the pie does not have to be baked. MAKES ONE 9- TO 10-INCH CRUST...

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Pate Brise (Savory or Sweet Crust)

Pate Brise (Savory or Sweet Crust)

This is an all-purpose, flaky crust great for savory pies and sweet dessert tarts. After much experimentation I have found that it is best to roll the dough right after mixing it; the traditional method of chilling the dough beforehand makes it unnecessarily hard to...

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Creme Fraiche

Creme Fraiche

This version of creme frache is similar to the kind you can purchase in France. The culture in the buttermilk thickens the cream and causes it to develop a tart flavor. It is so simple to prepare and is a wonderful addition to desserts, sauces, soups, or whatever....

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Almond Nut Crust

Almond Nut Crust

This nut-filled crust is fabulous with fruit fillings. MAKES ONE 9-INCH CRUST 6 tablespoons butter, softened ВЅ cup sugar 1 egg yolk ВЅ teaspoon almond extract в…” cup unbleached white flour в…” cup (about 3 ounces) finely ground almonds Lightly butter a tart pan and...

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Fresh Blueberry Crumble

Fresh Blueberry Crumble

SERVES 6 TO 8 Ingredients Blueberry Fruit Filling 6 cups fresh blueberries 4 teaspoons tapioca flour в…” cup palm sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ВЅ teaspoon cinnamon Coconut oil for greasing baking dish Crumble 1 cup almond flour ВЅ cup palm sugar 2 teaspoons...

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Fresh Peach Crisp

Fresh Peach Crisp

SERVES 6 TO 8 Ingredients Peach Fruit Filling 3 pounds peaches, peeled, halved, cored, and cut into 1ВЅ-inch chunks 1 tablespoon tapioca flour 2 to 4 tablespoons palm sugar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Coconut oil for greasing baking dish...

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