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I didn’t make the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe. We went to the In-laws for dinner and I suspected that MIL would be making a fabulous dessert. And I was write. From the current issue of Gourmet, she made the Lemon Curd Tart with Olive Oil. While not a fan of lemon, don’t ask, I do love Olive Oil. And I sure did love this tart.

To make it even better, we topped each piece with some sugared strawberries and freshly whipped cream. Even without chocolate, I licked the plate clean.

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For this week’s edition of Tuesdays with Dorie, Amanda of slow like honey chose Bill’s Big Carrot Cake.

What’s kind of funny, was that I intended to make this cake this weekend anyway to celebrate Husband’s birthday. He’s a fan of carrot cake, and while I do believe dessert needs chocolate, I can deal with carrot cake with no problems. (more…)

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Well, sort of. Nothing like the photo in the book. Nothing much like any marshmallow I’ve ever had. They tasted vaguely like a marshmallow I’d had in the past. But really, do they look like marshmallows?

I joined Tuesdays with Dorie to push my baking skills. I knew this one would be a challenge, and really, I was right. My first guess is that I didn’t beat the eggs long enough. Would that be possible?

I tore off a piece (with effort) and sort of enjoyed it. Husband tore off a piece and sort of enjoyed it. A tore of another and actually asked if I would every try this again. Maybe, I think, with some help?

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