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Sweet flavorings

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    Very Vanilla Frosting

    Billowy and not too sweet, this may become your new favorite frosting. Pair it with the Very Vanilla Layer Cake or your favorite layer cake.

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    Very Vanilla Layer Cake

    Simple, understated, and elegant, this deeply vanilla cake is moist, yet light and airy, thanks to the addition of beaten egg whites. Pair it with Very Vanilla Frosting or use…

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    Caramel Cream Puffs

    These are not your typical cream puffs. Instead of a vanilla pastry cream, they are filled with a silky caramel cream that is rich and utterly delicious. A dusting of…

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    Spiced Carrot Chiffon Cake with Honey-Cream Cheese Icing

    This is not your typical carrot cake. It’s light and delicate, thanks in part to applesauce in the batter. Finely grating one carrot helps distribute its flavor, while coarsely grating…

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    Cappuccino Macaroons

    You know what goes great with a macaroon? A cup of coffee. So why not combine them?

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    Vanilla Marshmallows

    These vanilla-flecked treats have an ideal consistency: fluffy without being too chewy, soft and plush, perfectly light and airy. The better the vanilla you use, the better they will taste.…

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    Redeye Gravy

    Instead of discarding  liquid left over from the Roasted Ham, use it in soups and stews to get the same effect as adding a ham hock, or make this non-traditional…

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    Making the Grade

    For cooking, grade B maple syrup goes to the head of the class.

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    Winter Salad with Spiced Maple Vinaigrette

    This salad combines favorite cold-weather flavors: maple, warming spices like clove and allspice, earthy root vegetables, and sharp Cheddar. Cabot Clothbound, an English-style Cheddar made in Vermont, is particularly good…

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