Sharper Than Knives

Culinary adventures and ponderings of grouchy old cook.

I've been cooking for 50 years and have discovered that it never hurts to try something new. If it's good, you have learned something, if it sucks, there is always pizza on speed dial.

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Cheese Souffle for Two

Souffle isn't as hard as people think. And, once you have the basic recipe down you can make any kind of souffle you want. Sweet or...

Savory Custard Croissants

Very easy with store bought croissants. You can also use the same idea to make sweet filled croissants. Ingredients 4 store bought...

Homemade Waffles

Better than frozen, almost as fast, twice as good. 2 eggs 2 cups All-Purpose flour 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon...

Fresh Apple Cake

1 1/2 cups All-Purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs 4...

Windsor Lemon Curd

Another recipe found in an old recipe collection. 5 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel (about 3 lemons) 1/2...

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet, savory, easy. The secret is to be very gentle with the dough. Don't overwork it and also, when you roll it out, lift up the dough...

 

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