Food Blogger Cookbook Swap

An Edible Mosaic's Rice Pudding | From My Sweet Heart

“NO ONE WHO COOKS, COOKS ALONE.  EVEN AT HER MOST SOLITARY, A COOK IN THE KITCHEN IS SURROUNDED BY GENERATIONS OF COOKS PAST, THE ADVICE AND MENUS OF COOKS PRESENT, AND THE WISDOM OF COOKBOOK WRITERS.”  Laurie Colwin. Since I’ve been developing my interest in blogging, baking, and …yes….cooking, I find myself collecting a number…

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Whiskey Pear Trifles

Whiskey Pear Trifles | From My Sweet Heart

“THE LIGHT MUSIC OF WHISKEY FALLING INTO GLASSES MADE AN AGREEABLE INTERLUDE.”  James Joyce. There was a time when I would have told you that I don’t care very much for whiskey.  But then, I decided to make some Home Made Irish Cream.  You know, that wonderful creamy liqueur that has you believing you are…

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Honey Almond Panna Cotta with Lemon Thyme Peaches

Honey Almond Panna Cotta with Lemon Thyme Peaches

“SHALL I PART MY HAIR BEHIND?  DO I DARE TO EAT A PEACH?”  T.S. Eliot. Shall I put herbs in my dessert? I must!  Because Kristen of The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, and leader of The Improv Cooking Challenge has compelled us to create something using peaches and herbs!  And before you know…

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Coconut Risotto

Coconut Risotto | From My Sweet Heart

“PULL UP A CHAIR.  TAKE A TASTE.  COME JOIN US.  LIFE IS SO ENDLESSLY DELICIOUS.”  Ruth Reich.l Most days, I think we can all benefit from a little ‘group therapy’.  And my favorite online group to participate in is the  Improv Cooking Challenge.  Kristen, from The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, is the wonderful…

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Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse

Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse | From My Sweet Heart

“A BLUSH IS MODESTY’S FIRST IMPULSE AND SOPHISTICATION’S AFTER THOUGHT.”  Anonymous There are many variations on chocolate mousse.  But I think none are more elegant than those made with white chocolate. This white chocolate mousse recipe is a lightly sweet canvas for any variety of fruit, flavors and garnishes.  Here, I’ve topped mine with some…

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Peaches and Cream Brulee

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“LIFE IS BETTER THAN DEATH, I BELIEVE, IF ONLY BECAUSE IT IS LESS BORING, AND IT HAS FRESH PEACHES IN IT.”  Alice Walker. You like peaches, right?  I thought so!  And how about crème brûlée?  YES!  Me, too!!!  So it’s inevitable…..they have to come together!  Two simple flavors come together to create such a sweet…

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