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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Throwback of the House: Reel Him in With Cheemato Soufflé

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Separate some eggs and whip the hell out of them. Stir the yolks into the cheesy shower caulk. Then, gently and oh-so-delicately fold the 80-pound mixture into the beaten egg whites. Pour into a casserole dish and bake.

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This quiche, like love, defied all laws of logic and physics: It rose. It also tasted a lot less horrible than we expected. It didn't taste good -- it just didn't taste much.

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  • Robin Wheeler
Knowing how to make a soufflé probably worked to my advantage in keeping things aloft. So did not having the pressure to bait. I know I can sweet-talk my man into stirring a pot of boiling faux cheese and condensed soup, make him eat it, and he's still going to be here in the morning. Probably.

Robin Wheeler writes the blog Poppy Mom. After years of making and eating fancy food, Robin is sick of it all. She's returning to the basics: recipes that haven't surfaced in three decades. She reports on the results for Gut Check every Tuesday.

After one last jump, Robin's basset hound delivers his own review of the soufflé...

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