Westward Look Resort's Strawberries Flambé

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mme M

The Westward Look is a well known Tucson resort. John Simic, a chef there, shared this recipe with Tucson Citizen readers in the newspaper's May 15, 1986, "compliments of the chef" feature.

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  1. Slowly melt unsalted butter and brown sugar, forming a glaze.
  2. Slowly add orange juice, forming a smooth gel.
  3. Place strawberries into mixture and warm thoroughly, making sure all strawberries are covered with glaze.
  4. Add Galliano to the mixture and bring to simmer.
  5. Pour Grand Marnier into ladle and heat over flame.
  6. Ignite Grand Marnier and slowly pour flaming liquid over strawberries, producing a nice even flame. Keep pan moving.
  7. Spoon contents over ice cream. Keep pan moving and mixture flaming through entire process.

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