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Category Archives: Pies & Tarts

Three very different pies have been on the blog this week and one is a definitive classic in it’s homeland. The second is unlikely to be found outside American borders and then there is Crack Pie. This isn’t an American classic and though it’s name denotes it has an illegal powder, it is a little […]

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Keeping quiet during the weekend to go as full on crazy during the week isn’t something that happens…ever! I certainly have never turned down plans on the weekend so I have money to go out during a weeknight…but my best friend coming into town for three days also isn’t something that happens ever. Usually we […]

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Before tasting the syrup filled Treacle Tart I imagined this was the British version of say Pecan Pie without the Pecans or Butter Tarts in larger form. Wrong. This is so.much.sweeter! Like the level of sweetness one imagines results in teeth falling out from one of those cartoons in the 50’s…but this is a British […]

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One of the realities of living so far away from home is that when you crave your mother’s home cooking you have two choices: 1) To continue craving the dish or 2) Get the recipe and attempt yourself. Growing up my mother, Gabriela, would rotate a number of meals, and quiche was one. Her attitude […]

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Valentines Day – there are so many hearts and the color red is everywhere. As a single person I don’t care for Valentines Day, it doesn’t put me into a low where I question why I’m single or where I’m going wrong in the romance department. Most of the time it doesn’t faze me, other […]

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