Desserts/Creme Brulee

A: 2C cream
    1t vanilla
    1/8t salt
B: 4 egg yolks
    3/8C sugar
C: 1T sugar
    4T brown sugar
1. Combine (A) in a heavy medium saucepan, moderate heat until the surface
    begins to shimmer, about 5 minutes.
2. Combine (B) in a bowl and whisk until just starting to lighten. Pour in the
    hot (A) while stirring gently to avoid forming air bubbles.
3. Strain the custard into a large measuring glass and skim off the surface air
4. Pour custard into 6 shallow plates placed into a baking pan with water.
5. Bake 325F for 45 minutes, or until the custard is firm around the edges but
    trembling in the center.
6. Chill for 3 hours, sieve (C) over top, and flame with torch.
7. Serve garnished with fresh fruit.

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