Author Archives: Nicole @ The 2nd 35 Years

Tuesdays With Dorie – Lemon Meringue Tart

I have faint memories of Lemon Meringue as a kid. I seem to recall Mom would color the meringue by putting it in this countertop toaster oven. Pretty sure this is a also the time the toaster oven went up … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Coffee Crème Brûlée

We love coffee in our house. Our current favorite is Starbucks’ Italian Roast, and my husband makes it the best. I was pretty excited to make this for Easter dessert – we ate outside in the beautiful Florida sunshine after … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Salted Olive Crisps

I knew I was going to make these, and needed to do so to get this done in time for tomorrow’s posting. As our weekend tends to sometimes, way led on to way, and two Tom Collins later I’m remembering … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Green Beans with Snail Butter

I only made half a pound of string beans, but definitely made all of the garlic butter because garlic. And butter. Yum! It made me think back to when I was a kid and we grew string beans in our … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Caramel Pork Ribs

So mostly these were difficult to photo. I made these several weeks ago because this would fall on St Patrick’s Day, and it is sacrilege to have anything but corned beef on the day. I should have written this when … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Farro Salad

Hi all! Made it back to CtBF! Technically I did the Coq au Vin, but I took the picture with my DSLR, and then lost my usb cable for it. I actually had to buy a new cable… mine seems … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Dorie – Nun’s Beignets

Growing up, I was very close to my mom’s mom. She lived four blocks north of us, and she played an integral role in my life. Almost every Friday night, without fail, my mom and I would go out for … Continue reading

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