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About prhscience

A Science Educator and her students.

Strawberry-Basil Sauce

Great on pound cake or strawberry shortcake. 200g strawberries 100g granulated sugar 2 tsp lemon juice 6 basil leaves Put the strawberries, jam sugar and lemon juice in a medium pan over a medium heat. Bring to the boil and … Continue reading

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Curry powder 1

2 tablespoons ground coriander 2 tablespoons ground cumin 1 1/2 tablespoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or ground … Continue reading

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Millionaire Bars

A buttery pecan shortbread topped with caramel and a thin layer of chocolate.  Shortbread base: 1 cup pecans ¾ pound unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Marzipan Pound Cake

125g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 100g golden caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla finely grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon 3 large eggs 65g marzipan, coarsely grated 120g plain flour 1½ tsp baking powder   Heat the oven to … Continue reading

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Turkey-Spinach Korma

1 large onion, chopped 1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled and chopped (about 1/4 cup) 3 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon homemade “curry powder” Kosher salt 3/4 cup sour cream (original recipe called for yogurt) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 pound 99%-lean … Continue reading

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Eclairs!

This was lifted from the Great British Bakes — I didn’t want to lose it.  I was concerned about the lack of any salt but when all done it is perfect. The only change I made was to halve the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Chocolate Cake

Modified from “Baking Class: 50 Fun Recipes Kids Will Love to Bake!” by Deanna F. Cook 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 egg  A few drops vanilla extract 3 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar, to taste 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder  A pinch of salt … Continue reading

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Chicken Posada

1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 green pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 dried ancho chili, reconstituted in boiling water, then pureed 1 cup sour cream or yogurt 3/4 cup Mexican … Continue reading

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Dutch Apple Pancake

2 large or 3 small apples (peeled, cored, and very thinly sliced) 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed) 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon pinch nutmeg 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 … Continue reading

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Thin and Crispy Chocolate Cookies

1 1/2 cups (195 g) all-purpose flour 3/4 cup (70 g) natural, unsweetened cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 8 Tbsp (1 stick, 110 g) unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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