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Try This Classic Sweet Potato Pie !

Monday, November 11, 2019 Food

 Thanksgiving isn’t complete without the Classic Sweet Potato Pie! Roasting your own sweet potatoes adds depth of flavor and that extra something special to your holiday dinner. It’s easy to do, and  worth the extra step.

Sweet potato pie is pumpkin pie’s first cousin and like cousins, they’re best friends, practically identical twins, with just enough differences in flavor and texture to tell them apart.

Sweet potatoes are sweeter than pumpkins, and though the pies are usually made in the same way with eggs, cream or evaporated milk, and pie spices, sweet potato pie tends to be lighter, airier, and well, sweeter.

SWEET POTATO PIE or PUMPKIN PIE

Sure, you could swap sweet potatoes for pumpkin cup-for-cup in your favorite pumpkin pie recipe, but pumpkin is lower in sugar...

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Easy Graham Cracker Crust

Monday, November 4, 2019 Food

Easy Graham Cracker Crust

Putting together a graham cracker crust is not hard, and it comes together quickly. Use this recipe to make cream pies, key lime pie, cheesecake, or any other pie that could use a graham cracker crust! Homemade pies aren’t just for those people who were born with the domestic gene. After making this graham cracker crust, you will be making your own from here on out.

How to Make Graham Cracker Crust

This graham cracker crust is buttery, crunchy, and a easy to make. 

Just crush some graham crackers—you can do that, right? Now, mix them with a little sugar and melted butter, press them into a pie pan, and bake. In the words of the famous Ina Garten, how easy is that?

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Easy Recipe For Homemade Pizza Pockets

Monday, March 25, 2019 Food

 Pizza in your hand, and being able to take it on the go is great! These pizza pockets are like your own personal hot pocket, but homemade. Think of them as a calzone, but a little smaller.

 Pie crust can be used for many things like these  Pizza Pockets! The crispy, browned crust paired with creamy mozzarella and tangy pizza sauce is a great. It’s like a portable pizza, or a mini-calzone, or even like  those store-bought Hot Pockets—except flakier.

These are simple to make and great served with a salad, or you can serve them for a game day appetizer. However you serve them, they will be a hit.

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Apple Pie recipe

Friday, September 21, 2018 Food

1 Make the pie crust: To make a homemade crust, in a large bowl whisk together 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 2 teaspoons of sugar.

Add the cubed butter and use your clean dry hands to toss to coat with the flour. Using your hands work the butter into the flour, pressing the cubes of butter between your thumb and fingers. Continue to work the flour until the mixture is shaggy and the largest pieces of butter are no larger than a kernel of corn.

Make a well in the center and add the sour cream to it. Use a fork to work the buttered flour and the sour cream into each other until the dough begins to clump.

Separate the dough mixture into 2 equal sized piles and work each one first into a ball, and then into a disk. Sprinkle with flour and wrap with plastic wrap...

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