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Cacao Nib Meringues

Giant Meringues with Cacao Nibs and Cocoa The first time I saw Giant Meringues was way back in the 1970s in Paris. I knew what meringue cookies were, but these gargantuan orbs bore no resemblance to what I was used to. The Parisian ones were baked to a soft off-white, almost beige, which brought out […]

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Vacherin: Meringue Nests to Hold Your Favorite Fillings Crisp, white, swirls of meringue create the classic French vacherin and function as a beautiful, delicious, delicate, low fat and calorie vessel for sorbet, fresh fruit, ice cream, whipped cream, dollops of crème fraîche and the like. They are easy to make and can be made several […]

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Pumpkin Spice Meringues with Pumpkin Seeds

The Fall Flavors of Pumpkin Spice in a Low-Fat Meringue Cookie You have never tasted meringues so full of fall flavor. These feature pumpkin pie spice creating a cookie that tastes just like your favorite Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte beverage. Pumpkin seeds and crushed gingersnap cookies add more crunch and flavor. (We like Nabisco Ginger […]

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Meringue Girls’ Mixtures

An Intriguing Basic Meringue The book, Meringue Girls, is colorful, fun and inventive; the image above gives you a sense of the vibrancy of the authors’ approach. The recipes all spin off of their basic meringue mixture, which is here below. The technique of starting with superfine sugar and heating it in the oven is […]

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