I'm amazed at how superior your vanilla is!

– Des, The Grommet

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The Vanilla Queen's Blog

Custards, Puddings, etc

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Maple Vanilla Custard

Custards are a special comfort food that kind of fell off our collective radar in the last 30 -40 years, but they really deserve a

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Let Them Eat Cake Pudding!

It’s the end of the holiday season.  You’re cleaning out the refrigerator and discover a big chunk of stale pound cake wrapped in foil. Or,

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Coffee Creme Brulee

Courtesy of David Lebovitz from My Paris Kitchen; Ten Speed Press David Lebovitz is a master dessert maker and a good instructor as well. Although

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Lemon Trifle with Berries

If you have teenagers, you’ll probably want to skip this blog as the main ingredient in trifle is stale cake. If you actually do occasionally

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Vanilla Bean Pudding

 Courtesy of Carol Fenster, Ph.D. from 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes Carol’s recipe is based on the classic, Blancmange, a sweet pudding made from milk and

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Courtesy of David Lebovitz, Ready for Dessert David says that this is not so much pudding consistency, but more like sticky rice.  If you would

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Pumpkin Tower

Courtesy of Chef Tony Nigro Note: This is a multi-level project. It’s not difficult, but it is time-consuming. It’s also impressive and delicious. It comes

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