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Crème Brûlée

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Simple and rich, the silken custard and caramelized crisp topping of crème brûlée have made it a beloved and classic dessert. Most of the recipes in Crème Brûlée, by Lou Seibert Pappas, call for just four ingredients plus flavorings.

Naturally, the book focuses on classic, fruity, nutty, boozy, and chocolaty sweet treats. But there's also an entire chapter on savory baked custards, including puddings made with cheese, vegetables, rice, and fish.

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Classic Crème Brûlée
Amaretto-Espresso Crème Brûlée

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p(blue). This week's Cookbook Friday drawing is for copies of Crème Brûlée from Chronicle Books. Enter to win the book by adding at least one of the recipes featured at left to the recipe queue on your Culinate member page. (A special option found below will help to increase your chances to win.)

p(blue). Here's how to add to your recipe queue:

# Make sure you're logged in as a Culinate member. (If you don't already have a free member account, create one [/forms/user/new?src=CookbookFridays here].)
# Click on one of the featured recipes above, then click on the "Add to my Recipe Queue" link (found below the recipe photo on every recipe page).

p(blue). That's it — you've entered! (All entries must be made between Friday, January 16, and noon PST on Friday, January 23, 2008.)  Check back each Friday for a new drawing announcement and chances to win new prizes.

p(green). Special for this week only: come back each day after noon (PST), between Saturday and Thursday, and queue an additional recipe — either from this featured book, or from elsewhere on Culinate — and you get an extra entry for that day in this week's drawing.

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p(blue). Winners will be announce here once selected and confirmed.

You still have a chance to win; check out the most recent Cookbook Friday drawing.

Want to learn more about recipe queues and other member-page features on Culinate? Check out one of our [/user/kim "staff pages"], or the member [/culinate/faqmemberpages "FAQ page"] for more information.

h6. \Entry closed at noon (PST) on Friday, January 16, 2008. Winners will be then be drawn from all valid entries. Eligible winners must have U.S. mailing and addresses and reside in the U.S and will be announced once confirmed. Please note that all standard Culinate contest rules apply to this drawing._