Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Halo Braided Pie Crust A halo braid is the perfect compliment to any celebratory occasion a young lady may be attending. You can create the same look on a homemade pie by twisting strips of pastry dough & attaching them to the edge of the plate for a […]
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Summer Entertaining A Pocketful Of Rosy Sunshine Peach Melba Turnovers showcase the tree-ripened beauties we patiently await each summer & a Southerner’s love of flaky pie crust prepared with a smidgen of good grit. Just the right amount of sweetness balances the miniature jewels drizzled with an effortless Buttermilk-Vanilla Glaze adding a casual warmth that invites guests to […]
Summer Entertaining County Road 31 By far the most handsome in the stable, Diablo held a dignified stature at the farm in rural Alabama. His coat stark white with a pattern of splotchy, dotted markings that began near his mane & trailed off about mid-saddle in the uncanny shade of Benjamin Moores’ Abyss. I had never been […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Peel, Pit & Slice Peaches From mid-May through the end of August, baskets of fuzzy, ripe peaches grace our produce stands across the South. You should certainly have a plan as to how you would like to best enjoy this delicious fruit. Clingstone varieties are the first to emerge which means […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Lattice Pie Crust Design Lattice patterns can be created by weaving together a chosen medium to form a grid. Generally, the idea refers to garden elements such as trellises made from lumber but the same approach can be replicated in the kitchen when making a scrumptious lattice […]
Summer Entertaining A Star Spangled Celebration Homemade double crust apple pie. It doesn’t get any more patriotic than that. A sweet, tart mix of apple varieties along with a simple upper crust pastry design that salutes our great nation will have you star struck. No diamond in the rough here but a miniature cutter is […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Make A Quilted Star Upper Crust Design An Americana-style star pattern stands at attention grabbing the hearts of those who love to celebrate our nation’s independence. Layout this upper crust design with a recipe of Buttermilk-Cornmeal Pastry Dough & a few unassuming tools. Miniature cookie cutters are a wonderful source of inspiration […]
Summer Entertaining How To Make A Beautiful Cherry Pie The promise of homemade cherry pie will lure anyone over for a slice. When cherries are abundant the plump, sweet fruit is hard to resist. Queen Of Hearts Cherry Pie uses a blend of cherries, raspberries & strawberries to give the filling a bright red hue. Sometimes cherries […]
Cooking & Baking Essentials How To Pit Fresh Cherries A thimble to a seamstress is a piping tip to a pastry chef when it comes to pitting a pound or two of bright, sweet lovelies. If you don’t have a cherry pitter, this unassuming tool can complete the task quickly. Fresh cherries are at their […]
Summer Entertaining How To Make Rustic Pies The simplicity of crostatas, gallettes & freeform tarts are some of the best ways to enjoy freshly picked seasonal fruits at their peak. The charm & appeal lies in the natural beauty of how of these rustic pies are prepared with the final presentation letting you know that […]
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