Tag Archives: No-Sugar-Added/Sugar-Free

Charlotte Knows Her Apples!

I first became intrigued with making Apple Charlotte after Mrs. Patmore’s refusal on “Downton Abbey” (due to her failing eyesight) to attempt to make the recipe when Lady Cora requested it for Sir Anthony Strallan. Apple Charlotte is also the … Continue reading

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You Can’t Fool Mother Nature…

…or can you? Do any of you remember those commercials for Chiffon margarine? “If you think it’s butter, but it’s not, it’s Chiffon.” Chiffon margarine was touted as being so tasty, that even Mother Nature could be fooled by it: … Continue reading

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Chow Ciao!

If you’ve not yet heard of Chef Fabio Viviani, well, you’re in for a treat. 😉 http://fabioviviani.com/ Ladies, you’ll like him because he’s cute and he’s funny. Gents, you’ll like him because he’s funny and he’s cute. Born in Florence, … Continue reading

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I Say Clafoutis…

…and you say flaugnarde! Well, actually, no, you probably don’t. 😉 The 14th of July is Bastille Day. While I enjoyed how we celebrated last year, I wanted to find some new ways for us to celebrate this year. In … Continue reading

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Do You Merengue?

Oops! Beg pardon; I mean meringue. 😉 As Wikipedia tells us: Meringue, (pron.: /məˈræŋ/, mə-rang) is a type of dessert, often associated with Swiss and French cuisine, made from whipped egg whites and sugar, and occasionally an acid such as cream of tartar or a small amount of vinegar. A binding agent such … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake!

I’m not much of a sweets person, really, and I’m a far cry from a chocoholic. Sometimes, though, I want cake…more specifically, chocolate cake. As Wikipedia tells us: Cocoa solids contain alkaloids such as theobromine and phenethylamine, which have physiological … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Yes, I know, it’s a bit early to be thinking of Halloween, but I can’t help but think of Linus when I think of pumpkin. 🙂 Pumpkin is a squash that, according to http://nutritiondata.self.com/ is chock-full of yummy nutrition: This food is … Continue reading

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