Summer Entertaining A Sun-Kissed Jubilee Fresh strawberries & blueberries shine bright when cooked with a smidgen of lemon & sweetness. Snuggled under a blanket of crisp, flaky pastry layers, you simply can’t go wrong. If you prefer homemade pastry with a smattering of fresh fruit, hand pies are for you. The Buttermilk-Cornmeal Pastry Dough serves as […]
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Summer Entertaining Southern Fried Pies Deep fried pastry dough sandwiched with a small batch of fresh fruit jam means summer is in full swing. Your lips will want to capture every flaky crumb when you bite into these marvelous petite pies. And you know what? If they don’t, that’ll be a problem. By far, Apple-Blueberry Fried Pies […]
Summer Entertaining Liberty A tiny little cottage much like the one described in the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel, is where I first began honing my baking skills. The owner, a kind but eccentric artist, & his German wife had just moved back to the states with their two children to open the cafe. Culinary school […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Flute Pie Crust Pretty, crimped crusts give your pies an undeniable edge & add effortless style instantly to your hand crafted creation. They also serve to anchor the crust by keeping it in place as opposed to sliding down the pie plate sides during baking. Three of the most […]
Summer Entertaining Troubleshooting Meringue Pie Meringue pie is easy to prepare but there are things that can occur resulting in a less than perfect slice. If you encounter issues, a little troubleshooting can go a long way to ensure success. Unlike icebox pies that are generally spooned into crumb crusts & topped with sweetened whipped cream […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make Pastry Dough Making homemade pie crust from scratch has almost become a lost art & quite possibly a bit intimidating. With prepared dough ready for cooks in the refrigerated grocery case, the convenience to pick up a box & unroll it into a pie plate is hard to […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Use A Pastry Bag The Pastry Bags Pastry bags come in handy for a multitude of large & small tasks in the kitchen. Fit with an array of tips, they can guide in decorating cakes, pies & other sweets that result in a flawless finish. There are several options […]
Spring Entertaining Savory Tartlets A quiche recipe prepared with quality ingredients can be an effortless & delicious offering perfect for any number of celebrations. No more than a few eggs & some heavy cream, the basic foundation can be filled with a variety of tasty ingredients for a custom creation. Mushrooms, spinach, asparagus, fresh herbs, […]
Cooking Essentials How To Zest Fresh Citrus The thin outer portion of a piece of citrus holds such gold & when added to recipes, just a tiny bit can truly take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Removing the zest should be a quick process if the right tools are used & a microplane grater stashed […]
Cooking Essentials How To Make Fresh Breadcrumbs A humble trail of crumbs offers a cook endless recipe options in the kitchen & making your own is a smart way to use up any stray heels that may be looming in the bread box. French bread, Italian sandwich loaves & even a plain burger bun can […]
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