Three Citrus Flan

1 lime 1 orange 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks Pinch table saltRemove the rinds from the lemon, lime, and orange and cut away the bitter white…


Pumpkin Flan with Ginger Whipped Cream

One of our favorite neighborhood restaurants was La Taza de Oro, a great little Puerto Rican spot on Eighth Avenue in Chelsea. The menu always featured five or six entrees, accompanied by your choice of yellow or white rice and several different kinds of beans. (When Ruthie was three and…