The stage of beating egg whites or heavy whipping cream when the beater is lifted from the mixture and points of peaks stand straight up.
Julia Child had a love of live and French cooking as described by her and Alex Prud'Homme in My Life in France. The woman who introduce Americans to the delights of French cuisine would find these crisp, chewy French-style macarons cookies a delight, too!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
I was first introduced to this tasty treat at a friend's house in 1956. Since then, I have made these bars too many times to count! The secret to neatly slicing the bars is using a hot, wet knife. —Alice McMasters, Oxford, Florida
Traditional macarons are confections made with egg whites, sugar and almonds. Our Test Kitchen's version calls for pistachios and features a luscious chocolate filling.