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Spiced Sweet Potato Blancmange

Spiced Sweet Potato Blancmange

  Blancmange is kind of a curious recipe to pick for a holiday dessert– but hear me out. After a heavy meal, not everyone wants to shovel down a rich dessert packed with eggs and cream. Blancmange, a cooked custard-like dessert traditionally made with spiced almond milk, seemed like the perfect candidate to get a...
Carrot Pie

Carrot Pie

My first pie of spring will be rhubarb custard, but those little rhubarb shoots are taking their sweet time, irrespective of my whining.  Where to look for pie inspiration when relegated to last year’s apples and root vegetables?  I ran across a turn of the century recipe that suggested using carrots to make pie, much...
When Good Foods Turn Bad pt:1 vegetables

When Good Foods Turn Bad pt:1 vegetables

It is the time of year for new year’s resolutions. So *ahem* here goes: This year I will resolve to waste less food. True, I do save a lot of food, but there is certainly room for improvement. I have the bad habit of squirreling things away somewhere in the back of the fridge that,...
Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup

I must have had dozens of carrot soups. Perhaps it is not encouraging that I distinctly can’t remember any of them. Carrots seemed like a rather obvious choice for a penny stretching dish. Though they are readily available and uniformly cheap, they can also be mediocre and forgettable. I’ve been playing around with a couple...