Category Archives: Pies/Tarts

Orange Tian – Pith-Free, and Strawberry Kiwi Tian

I don’t like orange marmalade. Apparently my fingers dislike it too because I continue to misspell ‘marmalade’ in this entry, and I’ve had to correct every spelling of it thus far. My aversion to marmalade started with one really bad experience, discussed … Continue reading

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PUMPKINNY – My October Fresh Pumpkin Frenzy

Anyone up for some pumpkinlicious goodies like Pumpkin Flan, Pumpkin Soup, and Pumpkin Pie? I’m betting you are, but as always, my infamous preface comes first! This pumpkinny post was supposed to be my Halloween post, or just an October/Autumn/Fall … Continue reading

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Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

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