Elegantly Easy Liqueur Desserts

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At last, creme brulee has been demystified. Debbie Puente has taken the complexity out of making this delicious delicacy, and has compiled 70 irresistible recipes that include a wide variety of silken and sinfully rich desserts, as well as some unexpected savory recipes guaranteed to surprise and delight the palate.

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Debbie's Dessert Tips!

Do I have to purchase expensive liqueurs? Despite popular myth, expensive liqueurs are not necessary to create these exquisite desserts. However, you should not cook with a liqueur you wouldn t drink.

How much alcohol remains in the desserts after cooking? Alcohol does not burn off as quickly as most people tend to think. If you do not want a lot of alcohol remaining in your dish, flaming alone won t cut it. To achieve the greatest alcohol loss, either simmer or refrigerate for a long period of time.

How much liqueur do I need to buy? Only a small amount of liqueur can lend a delightful aromatic subtlety to a dessert. If you do not wish to purchase the larger bottles, most liquor stores have minis that hold just the right amount to enhance the flavors of the other ingredients.

What s the best caramelizing method? For best results, use the Cheflamme hand-held butane torch and develop your skills by using small amounts of sugar first. If using the broiler method, remember to then place chilled custards in a pan filled with ice to ensure cold, firm custards.

How do I make restaurant-quality chocolate garnishes? To make chocolate curls, soften the chocolate in the microwave for about 30 seconds, then pull a vegetable peeler along the side of the chocolate, allowing curls to fall gently. And voila―a beautiful garnish.

About the Author:

Debbie Puente is a Southern California-based food writer. She is editor and publisher of the online international newsletter, Foodstuff, and a contributing editor to other newsletters, newspapers, and magazines. Currently, Debbie is the Food Community Moderator for Prodigy Internet. When not writing, she works as a sales associate at a Williams-Sonoma cooking-supply store, and also is a regular guest on the cable show The Amateur Gourmet, with Jill Freedman Gorelick. Debbie is married and the mother of three boys.

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