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Carbohydrates: a Review

By Cat, April 2019 (combining sections from January 2011 andMarch 2015 posts) There are three commonly recognized classes of carbs, all of which are discussed here: Sugars, starches and fiber (more on this, below). Carbohydrate is a form of stored energy … Continue reading

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Carbs: Resistant Starch (RS)

by Catherine M. Haug,  Mar 2015; updated April 2019; Image, right, from Livestrong (11) Dr. Alan Christianson writes this about the difference between regular and resistant starch (with my addition in square brackets] (18): Resistant starch is not quite fiber and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pudding Cake

By Cat, September 3, 2016 (Photo from Gurneys (3)) This Labor Day weekend, I want to test this recipe. I’ve always loved pudding cakes, but usually it’s apple. I had a bumper crop of raspberries this year, so was excited to … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Tart

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Amazon.com) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts & Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Rhubarb (About); 4. Rhubarb Pie & Rhubarb Custard Pie; 5. Rhubarb Crisp; I’ve not tried this yet, because I love my Rhubarb Custard Pie so much. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pie & Rhubarb Custard Pie

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts & Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Rhubarb (About); 4. Rhubarb Crisp; Includes: 1. Rhubarb Custard Pie ; 2. Rhubarb Pie Version I; 3. Rhubarb Pie Version II 4. Pie assembly When … Continue reading

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Cherry or Blackberry Clafoutis (Baked Pudding)

By Cat, Oct 2007; updated July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Low-Carb Berry Clafoutis with almond-coconut crust Other sites: 1. French Food, about (2) It’s cherry season here in the Flathead Valley, so while looking for a low-carb/high fat dessert … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pudding

by Cat, Feb 2008  (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pudding & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Chocolate (about); 3. Starch Equivalents Nothing beats a good soft, creamy pudding as comfort food. Additionally, vanilla pudding is a base for several cream pies including banana and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding

by Cat, Feb 2008  (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pudding & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Chocolate (about); 3. Starch Equivalents Nothing beats a good soft, creamy pudding as comfort food, and chocolate is one of the best.  However, because these puddings typically contain … Continue reading

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Banana Cream Pie

By Cat, April  2015 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts, Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Conversions between Starches & Other Thickeners; 4. Banana Cake; 5. Coconut Cream Pie Includes: 1. Banana Cream Pie with Banana-Coconut Variation; 2. Coconut Cream Pie … Continue reading

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Thickening sauces using flour or starch

By Cat, Feb 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I know of three ways to use flour or starch to thicken a sauce using flour or starch: roux, buerre manie, or starch/water mix. All 3 are included in this post. If … Continue reading

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