Bavarian Cream

A friend of mine recently went to Italy and took a cooking class. She told me about a dessert they made in the class called “Crema Baverese”. That sounded a lot like a dessert I keep coming across in cookbooks from the 1940;s and ’50’s- “Bavarian Creme”. Indeed, it is the same dessert, which apparently…
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Whipped Cream

Shh, don’t tell any of the ladies in my church guild, but I despise “whipped topping”. I haven’t mentioned this aversion since I moved here 12 years ago because I feel it may be another mark against me. Cool Whip seems to be a freezer staple around here. A few times friends have asked to…
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Walnut Meringue Torte

Time and Effort: 40 minutes of preparation, 1 hour of baking. This recipe involves 3 separate parts, so it’s fairly time consuming, but nothing is particularly difficult. History: This recipe is from the 1947 edition of the Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book. Worth adding to Your Recipe Repertoire: A resounding yes! A torte is…
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