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Zabaglione al Rum

I am a huge fan of custard. To the point that I will make a custard just to eat it with berries as an evening dessert. I’m not talking creme anglaise,  I’m talking the thick and rich custard you’d dress a trifle with, sandwich between two cake layers, or even dollop on top of a generous slice of pie. Just recently I heard  ...

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Vanilla Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

 Is it grey and rainy where you are? This weather is what I would expect London to be like- except colder. Everyone rushing around, sloshing around in the sludge accumulating at various street intersections; white knuckles from clutching their jackets closed as the wind rustles their hair. But one of the best parts about cold and rainy  ...

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Jerk Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Cilantro Dipping Sauce + GIVEAWAY {closed}

I have a confession to make: I hate eating finger-foods. Or, I should say that I hate to eat them with my fingers. To me it is messy and unnecessary. Call me a prude, but I would rather eat fork-foods. Or would that just be called… food? For those who love finger-foods, this is the perfect entertaining staple. The slight nuttiness of the  ...

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Shrunken Potato Heads

 Creeping ghosts, sneering goblins, cackling witches, and even glowing pumpkin faces. We know all the classic Hallowe’en characters, especially as we get ready for this favourite holiday. But what about shrunken heads? I mean, they’re probably the scariest of the bunch. So why don’t they become a part of the gang? I decided  ...

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