Classic vs. Modern Holiday Recipes

Satisfy all tastes with these time-tested traditional dishes and their contemporary counterparts.

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Espresso Creme Brulee
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Modern: Espresso Crème Brûlée

To the original's creamy custard, this dish adds the deep, complex flavor of dark-roast coffee. Steeping coffee beans in the milk barely changes the color of the final product, but it most definitely changes the taste. Keep the flavor a secret, and watch the joy spread over your guests' faces when they try this new version of the old favorite.

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