Almond Torte

Almond Torte

Last week I got a text from a friend of mine.  She wanted my address to mail me a almond torte that she wanted me to try to recreate.  To quote her text:  “I’m DYING to figure out the recipe to this.  I LOVE this pastry thing cuz it reminds me of my grandmother who I swear used to make this.”  The torte was made by a friend who wasn’t giving up the recipe!  So her package arrived two days later via Priority Mail. I did a little Googling and [Continue Reading…]

Cornish Pasty}Meat & Potato Pie

cornish pasty (2)

After returning from my recent trip and not cooking for 3 weeks I asked on Facebook what you would like to see on the blog in the coming weeks recipe wise.  One of you said you’d love to see some recipes for some of the things I ate on my trip.  Those of you who followed along on Instagram got to see some of that food.  I thought that was a great idea and I already had a few ideas brewing in my tired little head. Today’s recipe is for [Continue Reading…]

Pie Fries

Leftover pie dough

One of the best parts of making pie crust is that you always have pie crust leftover! Don’t throw that pie crust away – make Pie Fries!  Flaky, tender pie crust covered in butter and cinnamon sugar.  Yum!! I saw this cute idea in one of my Food Network magazines and had to try it. You might even want to make pie crust just so you can make Pie Fries To make your pie dough please follow my Perfect Pie Crust Tutorial. Roll your dough out a little thicker than [Continue Reading…]