Posts Tagged ‘pomegranate molasses’

The Beautiful Pomegranate

 

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The beautiful pomegranate has been a part of our culture for millennia. It was used by the Egyptians as medicine, and appears in the mythology and literature of the ancient Greeks and Romans and looms large in Judeo-Christian literature and art as well. Native to the Middle East, South Asia and parts of the Mediterranean, its cultivation has spread through centuries of trading and exploration to Egypt, China, Western Europe and the new world, especially California, introduced there in the eighteenth century by Spanish settlers. Continue »



Meringue Cookies for Spring

 

 

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Recently I was tasked with making a big batch of French Vanilla ice cream, and since I was doubling the recipe I used fourteen egg yolks. The ice cream turned out fine, by the way, but I was stuck with fourteen egg whites.When life hands you egg whites make meringue. And if you don’t feel like making a meringue that very day you can always freeze the whites for use at a later time. Continue »