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A Tale of Two Bread Puddings

February 25, 2014
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For Friday’s Ladies’ Night, I made two different types of bread pudding. One utilizing La Brea Bakery’s classic Chocolate Sour Cherry… …and the other was a Gluten-Free Version, finishing up a bag of white bread. Both were dairy free. I used Nourishing Joy’s Slow Cooker Bread Pudding recipe (subbing coconut milk and adding chocolate)… …and […]

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LA Times Test Kitchens

August 22, 2013
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Most of Wednesday’s eats were identical to Tuesday’s – but instead of Top Round Roast Beef, I spent the night at The LA Times Test Kitchens. “The Taste” is coming to Paramount Studios, and this was a preview of their Labor Day Block Party. It was nice to see Russ Parsons again, and check out […]

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Ramekin

July 17, 2013
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Paradis is gone, but another dessert spot has taken its place… …Ramekin held a media event last night, where we got to sample the menu and meet the chef/owners. I ate half a melon a few hours beforehand – one of the 10 made-from-scratch ice cream and gelato flavors I sampled… …Abe and I shared […]

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What’s Up, Doc?

March 13, 2013
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After Monday’s Ladies Night, there was leftover Semillon in the fridge – I froze a cup for a future wine cake, and used the rest to braise some brussels sprouts. Get the pan nice n hot – this is a hand-me-down Calphon my cousin Amy just gave me – I’m in love! From the freezer […]

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Sweet Breads

October 16, 2012
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Not the animal parts… Around 5pm last night, I taste tested a hunk of the Banana Bread Pudding hot outa the oven, and ruined my appetite for dinner. My high school buddy Dave came over, and brought more sweet breads with him – Pumpkin with Chocolate Chips! We had them with fruit n tea… …two […]

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