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Candied Kumquat

Procedure: 1 cup               Kumquats 1-1/2 cups        White wine 1/4 cup                        Water 2 cups              Granulated sugar 1 cup               Brown sugar 6                      Cloves 1ea                   Cinnamon sticks Procedure: With a sharp knife cut kumquats in half, remove seeds and put in a pot of cold water just to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce […]

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Candied Citrus Peel

Ingredients:   6ea                   Orange or Lemon* 12oz                Sugar (or powdered glucose or dextrose for a better appearance)   Procedure: Sanitize citrus peel Peel/scoop the citrus Cut into 6 uniform pieces Blanche in boiling water for 1 minute and shock in an ice bath Bring fresh water to a boil and blanche peel again until tender […]

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Marrons Glaces

Ingredients:   18oz                Chestnuts( weight after peeling)* 1#                    Sugar 1#                    Powdered glucose Procedure: toast the chestnuts in an oven until lightly browned Place chestnuts in a sauce pan and cover with cold water Simmer until tender 20-30 minutes Drain Place the sugars and 1 pt of water in a saucepan with the chestnuts and bring […]

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Jam Beignets

Ingredients:   3 T                   Dry yeast 1 cup               Milk, 110 degrees) 1/3 cup + 1T    Sugar 2ea                   Eggs 4oz                  Butter, melted 1/8t                  Salt 3 ¾ – 4 cups     Flour, AP 1 cup               Jam As needed        Superfine sugar As needed        Vegetable oil  for frying   Procedure: Combine yeast, milk and 1 T of sugar in a […]

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Crème Anglaise (Ratio for ice cream base)

Ingredients: 1 Cup                     Milk 1/8 ea.              Vanilla Bean 3 ea.                 Egg Yolks 2 oz.                Sugar Procedure: Split vanilla bean and scrape out the inside flecks.  Add both the pod and the flecks to a stainless steel pan with the milk. Bring to a simmer and remove from the heat. In a separate bowl, whisk […]

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Blueberry Buckle

Ingredients: 2 cups              Sugar ½ cup               Butter, room temp 2ea                   Eggs 1 cup               Milk 2 cups              Flour, AP 3t                     Baking powder 1t                     Vanilla 4 cups              Blueberries 1/3 cup            Flour   Topping ½ cup               Brown sugar 1/3 cup                        Flour ½ t                   Cinnamon ¼ cup               Butter, cold small diced   Procedure: Using the kitchen aid […]

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