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His Tree, His Pie

Think of the 41 years of deprivation my husband has endured because he, one who eats dessert for breakfast, married one of the few people in the world who does not love nor make dessert unless company is coming and/or … Continue reading

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The Bogeyman

The Irish food board, Bord Bia, is an organization that I follow on Facebook because of their fabulous recipes using homegrown Irish ingredients.  I have duplicated many of their recipes and they have always been good, a la Conor Bofin. … Continue reading

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Mini Veal Meat Pies

I forget where I was lurking but I saw this website called A Bloke Who Can Cook and liked the name.  I took a quick look at the site and saw a fantastic leek and chicken pie that I intend … Continue reading

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Of Cherry Mousse and Pie

I grew up eating Bing cherries in California.  Because they are grown there, my father could buy a case of picked, juicy cherries straight from the orchard for about two dollars.  Talk about orgies, we would eat and eat and … Continue reading

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Jade’s Rustic Apricot Jam Glazed Peach Pie

Jade’s peach pie is something you might need to have on your picnics this summer; scrumptious crust, light custard with sour cream and an apricot glaze with a hint of orange marmalade.   I liked it. Jade chose whipped cream but … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Pie

There is this awesome website called Historical Foods,  http://historicalfoods.com, with recipes that go back to the Dark Ages and through to modern times.  I like “back in the day” original recipes that think nothing of requiring you to cook all … Continue reading

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Jade’s Strawberry Tart

Jade and I have been fascinated and, yes, confused by the number of different prepackaged pastry crusts they have here; pate brisee, pate feuilletee, pate sable and brick.   As she is on vacation until March 6th, she wanted to … Continue reading

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