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Or. Leigh Kirch pours coffee to go along with her delectable souffle dessert. Secret Souffle by Beth Merrlman PARADE FOOD EDITOR NEW YORK. Dr. Leigh Kirch unwinds from her grueling days as a radiologist at New York's Memorial Hospital by preparing gourmet delicacies. The young physician, who is aim a Cornell assistant professor, even devotes her vacations to the pursuit of fine gastronomic experiences. She is a veteran of the London branch of the Cordon Bleu cooking school, and she recently globe-trotted and dined su- perbty on an "eating tour of England and France." Dr. Kirch also has a talent for prying recipes loose from culinarity talented friends. This impressive-looking souffle, which was once a chum's guarded secret, is surprisingly simple to prepare, and requires only a half hour to bake. Leigh Kirch recommends serving it straight from the oven, topped with liqueur-laced whipped cream. Chocolate Souffle* 3 tablespoons butter or margarine Vi cup flour Ya cup sugar 1 cup light cream 3 egg yolks, well-beaten 2 squares (2 oz.) unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 egg whites Melt butter; blend in flour and sugar; mix well. Add cream; cook and stir over medium heat until thick. Beat in egg yolks; cook 1 minute longer. Cool slightly. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla. Beat egg whites stiff but not dry; fold in chocolate mixture. Butter a 1'/j-quart souffle dish; coat with granulated sugar. Spoon souffle mixture into prepared dish; set in a pan containing 1 inch of hot water. Bake at 350Â° for about 30 minutes or until firm. Sprinkle top with sifted confectioners' sugar; serve at once with slightly sweetened whipped cream flavored with a dash of your favorite liqueur. Makes 6 to 8 servings. TESTED IN PARADE'S KITCHEN PJUMKffnHRKSS TAKE A LOOK AT THESE NEW IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME AND FAMILY Â· BY PETER DRYDEN TRIPOD GRILL: Here's a new camping grill (above, left) you can set up arjji knock down quickly for convenient storage or for carrying in its own carton. An easily detached and cleaned fire pan provides a safety feature said to meet regulations in many state and federal parks. The grill stands 4VÂ»' high, conforms to the terrain so its 22" diameter grilling surface is always level. Grill height is adjustable. The tripod's apex has a handy, permanently mounted utensil holder. $33.40 postpaid. Pamell, Dept. PP, 729 Cedar St., Springfield, Ohio 45504. CATCH-ALL Bll: A feature of this new molded plastic baby bib (above, right) is a rigid front pocket to catch spilled food and drink. The bib, according to the maker, is contoured to a baby's body for comfort and protection on all sides, can be washed along with the dishes and wiped dry immediately. In yellow", blue or white. $1.50 or 3 for $4.00 postpaid. Shadbolt, Dept. PP, Room 800, 6 E. Monroe, Chicago, III. 60630. BOAT DOLLY: If you ever have occasion to move your boat single-handed, this new dolly (above, left) should help make the job easier. It has two metal arms you can slide readily under and clamp to the transom when the boat is resting bottom up on land--plus a bracing arm to insure stability. You can then lift the boat at the bow and wheel it away. The dolly, which weighs only 9 pounds, has wide wheels that move easily over sand and rocks. $28.95 postpaid. Waufcegan Outdoor Products, Dept. PP, 4419 Grand Avenue, Curnee, III. 60037. MAGIC STOP FAN: To end worries about accidents to children or pets, this new fan (above, center) automatically stops at once whenever its safety guard is touched--then starts again automatically 3 seconds after contact with the safety guard is ended. Ifs designed to propel, silently, twice the usual amount of air, claims the maker, has 3 push-button speeds, 5-way oscillation, cord storage in base, a speedtimer which slows blade speed at set intervals, and a nightlight. $64.95 in stores. Panasonic, Dept. PP, 200 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10017. POCKET PHONE: Claimed to be the first truly portable pocket telephone, this new 17-ounce, 7W x 2W unit (above, right) can serve as an extension to a present car telephone. You can use it virtually anywhere, claims the maker-from plane, boat, taxi, train, golf course, sports stadium, beach, in or out of any building. It operates on rechargeable batteries, comes with recharger. For complete details: Hendry, Dept. PP, Box 783, Upper Montdair, N.I. 07043. Parade of Progress items are NOT advertising. Write to manufacturer if items are not available in your store. Allow three to four weeks for a reply. Attention manufacturers and distributors: PARADE will consider your new ideas but regrets it cannot correspond about them.