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crème fraîche dirt worm ice cream

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Ice cream / Sweets

happy earth day! xo. Crème Fraîche Dirt Worm Ice Cream Makes about 1-1/2 quarts 2 cups crème fraîche 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 1/4 cups whole milk 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 egg yolks 16 chocolate cream filled chocolate cookies, finely crushed 12-14 (about 3/4 cup) gummy worms In a large saucepan, whisk together the crème fraîche, sugar, and salt. Place over medium heat, bring to a simmer, and […]

sour cherry and semi-sweet chocolate rugelach

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Sweets

I love to walk into Jewish bakeries and fine pastry shops and just stare and feel inspired. I went to culinary school in upstate New York a few years back and would take the train into nyc almost every weekend. I fell in love with treats like these and all the rugelach towers that decorated many pastry shops there. A few weeks ago I made this batch of treats for a special couple to take […]

caramel apple blackberry pie

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Sweets

CARAMEL APPLE BLACKBERRY PIE WITH A HAZELNUT BUTTER CRUST Makes one 10-inch double crust pie FOR THE CRUST 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 stick + 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup hazelnut butter, *(can be substituted with equal parts dairy or other nut butter) 3/4 cup cold water 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup ice Combine the flour, sugar, and […]