This is not a recipe blog.
This is a blog about what locals do on Nantucket.
Here's something this local does:
make torte during the Christmas season.
Here's the recipe:
crust, mix together:
1 c toasted, chopped pecans
(watch while toasting, these are too expensive to burn)
1 c graham cracker crumbs
(one packet finely rolled)
2 t unrefined sugar
1/2 stick unsalted butter
Press into 9" springform pan
Melt 16 oz (1 1/2 packages)
Ghirardelli 60% Cacao chips
Add 1 c whipping cream, gently
Beat 6 large eggs
Add 3/4 c unrefined sugar
and 1/3 c unbleached flour
Beat until thick and lemon colored--
could take up to ten minutes
fold 1/4 egg mix into chocolate mix,
then mix all together, gently.
Pour into crust. Bake at 325 degrees
for 45 minutes
(until edges puff halfway to center)
Cool 4 hours, haha,
No torte I ever made was still in existence
four hours later.
The portion on the right was for friends.
The portion on the left wasn't even cool yet.
A side note-
The Whalers won the Super Bowl!