Simple and easy coconut cashew macaroons are the perfect treat for that cookie exchange. It is gluten-free, plus it takes hardly any time to prepare so it’s great for the holidays when there’s so much to do.
Absolutely irresistible are these salted caramel macarons. A smooth, luxurious caramel filling sandwiched between macarons makes for a perfect bite-sized dessert or treat. Place a few of these gems in a little box and tie a pretty bow around it for a thoughtful gift or giveaway that will surely be appreciated.
Once you get the hang of making basic macarons made the Italian meringue method, or the French meringue method, the sky’s the limit as far as what you can do with these sweet little gems. You can turn them into American flag macarons, flavor the macaron shells or leave them plain as these basic ones are. Filling them with raspberry or any fruit curd puts to good use those egg yolks that don’t play a role in the making of macaron shells.
Take to heart these special Valentine’s Day macarons. The perfect target for Cupid’s arrow, they will prove irresistible for whomever you share them with, on the 14th of February or beyond. A wonderful way to say “I love you”, or whatever.
After the flurry of holiday treats, here’s a simple yet nutritious dish of bell peppers stuffed with wild rice and mushrooms. I wouldn’t call it a resolution, as this actually is a typical meal for me any time of the year.
Know how to make macarons, whether it be with the French meringue or Italian meringue method, and discover the pleasure in creating these chic, dainty confections. This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the steps of macaron making and what to recognize in each stage to help you succeed.