I know that I made a S’mores pie not too long ago – and it was delicious if I do say so myself – but I wanted to improve on it and change it up. What could be more delicious that a Snickers?
Exactly. Nothing. Snickers is awesome, unless you’re craving a Milky Way. Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was invited to participate in a pie party on Facebook, not sure who hosted but I was invited by the ever elegant Laura from Laura’s Best Recipes. As usual I am running late getting my post up – it was due by 2 am.
Pastry seems to scare people. I was watching MasterChef last night and the challenge was an apple pie. Most of the participants seemed horrified that they were going to have to make pastry and many of them admitted that they had never made it before. The results were pretty mixed – with some of them making obvious mistakes that resulted in icky crust. Continue reading
When it starts cooling down I want spicy aromas and flavors coming out of my kitchen. These cupcakes are a little time more time consuming than your basic vanilla or chocolate but I think you will agree, after one bite, that they are just SO worth it!
The pumpkin cupcake is spicy and the pumpkin flavor is strong because you are going to roast the pumpkin before you use it. It is filled with a rich cream cheese filling, swirled with a creamy brown sugar frosting and then topped with a sprinkle of crunchy pie crust bits that have been sugar glazed. Continue reading
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A few years ago I introduced (as far as I know) my very cool twisted lattice pie crust technique. I developed it about a hundred years ago when I was young and trying to impress people with my mad pastry skillz.
I have seen it numerous times since then, but as far as I know ’twas I that brought this cool technique to the world. I am not even sue where the post is anymore…somewhere between here and the site that used to be known as Baking Delights, so I decided to do it again. This time with apple. Continue reading
Valentine’s Day probably should be renamed Uber Fancy Dessert Day. It is certainly the day when we seem to crave the most intricately put together desserts whether we make them ourselves or buy them elsewhere.
Puff pastry isn’t hard to make from homemade but you can also buy it from the freezer section of most grocers. Continue reading