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Tiny Frozen Things

May 21, 2008

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Tiny Frozen Things

So I’ll admit, I’ve become a little jar-obsessed. The apple pies in little jars were fun, but let’s face it – I’m not gifted at making pies. Plus it’s getting hot outside and pretty soon it’ll even be too hot to bake bread. Frozen. Frozen is where it’s at. I found a recipe for Mudslide […]

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Simple Simon (pie in a jar)

March 2, 2008

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Simple Simon (pie in a jar)

The idea of ‘how clean is your house’ has been making the rounds on the sites, and Deanne commented that her house is her playpen – clean but not neat. Beth’s is her castle – tidy, but not overly clean. My house is my lab – always in a state of disarray. It’s not that […]

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Free-form pies

November 24, 2007

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I wanted to talk about the pies. I tried a new crust recipe, one that called for vodka – woo-hoo! The reasoning was that since alcohol evaporates quickly at high heat, you could use more liquid in the recipe without the crust being tough. It worked out ok, despite my writing down the recipe wrong. […]

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A weird need for pie.

September 29, 2007

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Last weekend when I didn’t feel so good, I dozed through a pie contest on Food Network show.  Ever since then, I’ve had a compulsion to make a pie.  It’s funny, because I don’t really like pie, but I’ve always wanted to make a kick-butt pie crust.  In my Martha-Stewart-worship days, I tried to make the […]

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