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Drunk Grasshopper Pie

December 2, 2017

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Grasshopper pie is kind of an old school southern dessert, the kind made in the 1960s out of prepackages items… I’m to fancy for that.  But not fancy enough to try to find the right liquor – so instead of finding creme de menthe – we went with peppermint schnapps.  Slight problem (possibly a problem? […]

Pecan Pie with Whiskey

December 2, 2017

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Start with a pie crust – I’m going with a traditional lard pie crust.   (Note the pie crust recipe makes a lot – you might want to make half).  Roll out the pastry, and grease a pie pan, or a cake pan, or whatever pie vessel you want. Put the pastry in, flute the top […]

Candy Corn

August 26, 2017

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I’ve tried a lot of recipe’s for Candy Corn – and they all seem slightly off to me.  So here is mine. Ingredients: 4 1⁄4 oz ________________ Confection Sugar  1⁄2 oz ________________ non-fat Dry Milk  1⁄4 tsp  ________________ salt (super fine salt) For the Syrup: 31⁄2 oz ________________ granulated sugar (or caster sugar) 21⁄2 TBSP _______________ water 3 TBSP _________________ unsalted butter 3 3/4 oz ________________ corn […]

Rum Cake

August 23, 2014

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I don’t know what style rum cake this is – it’s the kind my mom used to make – which I grew up making every holiday season for probably hundreds of people, but I never had the recipe (I could have called and asked for it, but I’m pretty sure it involves cake mix and […]

Raspberry Cherry Sorbet

August 13, 2014

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-1.0 setup and necessary objects Have an ice cream maker (I have the $50 cuisinart one where you freeze the bowl, it does the job just fine) 1.0 Raspberry Cherry Sorbet Ingredients: 24 oz  ________________ Puréed Raspberries  (~ 3 Cups) Fresh or frozen. 8 oz  ________________  Puréed Sour Cherries (~1 Cup) Fresh or frozen 6 oz  _______________ Sour Cherry Juice (I used […]

Peach Tart

August 13, 2014

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Basic tart recipe – I will attempt to be detailed enough for people who don’t just know how to make a tart.  I like a challenge.  This recipe makes enough for two 8 inch tarts. Recipe ingredients are first, followed by instructions.  Gather all the ingredients before you start. Equipment you will need: Food processor […]

THE Chocolate Making Post – Part 2

February 12, 2014

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So you made it through the last chocolate post, but now you’re wondering, “what kind of chocolate should I use, if not chocolate chips?”  When I say don’t use chocolate chips, I mean tollhouse, etc – meant for cookie making.  You can use Pistoles – which are the flat round, or sometimes oblong, pieces of temper […]