Sunday, May 17, 2009

Gratuitous Pictures Of A Cute Kid Eating A Floating Island

When I was a kid, and nowhere near as cute as Danny, floating islands were made from egg whites and sugar-unbaked. Sometimes, you'd get whipped cream instead. I baked meringue cookies, as I had leftover egg whites. This isn't the sort of thing "grown-ups" eat, though my Betty Crocker cookbook from 1950 suggested it as a "company dessert."

This is just chocolate cornstarch pudding with a baked meringue in the middle. Nothing special, but you'd never know that from looking at Danny.

Floating island sounds kind of exotic, doesn't it?

Oh what the heck, here's one more picture:

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