June 3, 2010
Maple brown butter glaze Total time: 20 minutes Servings: Makes about 2 cups glaze, enough to frost a batch of doughnuts Note: Grade B maple syrup is less filtered than Grade A, making for a more richly flavored syrup; it is generally available at most markets. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter 1 pound powdered sugar, sifted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup maple syrup, preferably Grade B 1. In a small saucepan heated over medium-high heat, melt the butter and continue to cook until the butter browns, being careful not to burn . Remove from heat and set aside.
November 30, 1989
"This recipe was given to me by a friend a year ago," Doris Ray writes. WORLD'S BEST SUGAR COOKIES 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup powdered sugar Granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cups flour Cream butter with powdered sugar and 1 cup granulated sugar. Beat in eggs until smooth. Slowly stir in oil, vanilla, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt and flour. Chill for easy handling. Shape into walnut-size balls.
December 22, 1988
"This is my favorite recipe for parties," M. Dolce writes. "They keep well for weeks in a covered container, tin or box." CHINESE CRISPIES 1 package won ton skins Oil for deep-frying Powdered sugar Using cookie cutters, cut won ton skins in Christmas shapes, if desired, for the holidays. Heat oil to 350 degrees and fry won tons until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Makes 10 to 12 servings. --M.
February 28, 1985
Looking for a tasty way to slip some calcium into your family's diet? Strawberry Parfait Pie, made with strawberries and yogurt, is a suggestion. STRAWBERRY PARFAIT PIE 1 (3-ounce) package strawberry gelatin 1 cup boiling water 2 cups strawberry yogurt 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries 1 (9-inch) single-crust pie shell, baked 2 tablespoons powdered sugar 1 cup whipping cream 6 whole strawberries Dissolve gelatin in boiling water and cool to room temperature. Blend in yogurt.
August 2, 2013
Total time: 30 minutes, plus 30 minutes chilling Servings: About 36 Note: To toast nuts, spread them on a baking sheet and toast at 350 degrees until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Use pecans, walnuts, peeled hazelnuts, almonds or a combination. The cookies also are good with pine nuts, but they do not need toasting. 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, cut into chunks 3/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted, plus 1 to 1 1/2 cups for dusting 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups flour, sifted 1 cup very finely chopped toasted nuts 1. Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
December 16, 1998 |
Yes, you can make marshmallows at home. They're much more delicate in flavor than the ones you stick in a campfire, and you can flavor them lightly too. L'Orangerie pastry chef Franck Riffaud serves marshmallows flavored with orange essence for the restaurant's petits fours tray. You can substitute any essence. You can also add food coloring or cut the marshmallows using cookie cutters to make festive shapes.