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Ann Curry's Old-Fashioned Egg Custard

Ann Curry's Old-Fashioned Egg Custard

Old-Fashioned Egg Custard

2 cups whole milk
2 eggs, beaten
½ cup white sugar
1 pinch salt
1 tsp. dash vanilla extract
Ground nutmeg

Whisk milk, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla together in a bowl. Pour mixture into six custard cups prepared with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Place cups in a baking pan and fill the pan with enough hot water to reach halfway up the sides of the custard cups. Bake at 325° F until custards are set, about one hour. Cool and enjoy.

Ann Curry was born on November 19, 1956. She graduated with BA in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1978. She began her broadcasting career as an intern at KTVL in Medford, Oregon, becoming the station’s first female news reporter. For more than 30 years, Curry was focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters through her work as an American journalist, photojournalist, and reporter for NBC News, The Today Show, and Dateline NBC. She produced the series “We’ll Meet Again,” and hosted “Chasing the Cure.” Curry has earned numerous awards, including seven Emmys and four Golden Mike awards.

Did you Know?

Offensive Hand Gestures

Offensive Hand Gestures

Did you know that many common hand gestures are offensive in other countries? Here are a few hand motions you’ll want to avoid when visiting different countries. In Iran, a thumbs-up is equivalent to the middle finger. In the UK, a backward peace sign (with your palm facing you) is an insult. In Brazil, the “OK” sign (making a circle with your thumb and index finger and holding your other fingers up in the air) has a very rude meaning. In Italy and Spain, the “rock on” sign (thumb and pinky in the air with other fingers folded down) mimic horns and can be offensive.

Printing Quiz

When your printer mentions a jogger, what they really mean is:

  • Someone who enjoys running at a slow pace
  • Tapered pants with elastic at the ankles
  • A device that ensures printed sheets remain neatly stacked.

In printing terminology, a jogger is a machine that vibrates a stack of paper to line up neatly in preparation for punching, binding, and cutting. 

For more help with understanding printing jargon, click here to visit our Glossary of Printing Terms