Makes 8 servings. Recipe is from Gallagher’s Grill, Covington, http://www.gallaghersgrill.com/
½ vanilla bean, split
1½ pints heavy cream
¾ cup sugar
7 egg yolks
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Add vanilla bean to heavy cream.
3. Whisk together sugar and egg yolks, and temper with heavy cream. Strain and pour into dishes.
4. Bake in hot water bath in oven until set, about 40 minutes.