If you consider yourself “pie crust challenged”, this recipe is your new best friend. I first saw this pie over at Lisa’s blog and I knew I had to give it a try, it looked delicious. While I have no problem making pie crust, so manypeople have had bad experiences making pie crust from scratch andhave just given up. It does take practice. This recipe was intriguing as it uses refrigerated pie crust. I normally do not like the texture of refrigerated pie crust as opposed to homemade but a homemade pie crust is unnecessary here. This pie is absolutely fantastic and after the hubby and I ate our share, we both agreed we prefer this apple pie to regular apple pie any day. We are just done with regular apple pie…can you believe it? Make this, make this, make this for Thanksgiving, you will save yourself a million hours and can concentrate on otherdesserts you want to serve. Coat a deep-dish pie plate with nonstick cooking spray and line it with parchment paper. Here’s a side shot.
How to Decorate Cookies with Royal IcingWelcome to the first in what I plan to be a recurring “How-To” series here on Brown Eyed Baker. While recipes are all well and good, there are some techniques that are best explained in a step-by-step method, with pictures included (at least this is how I learn best). As I was decorating my Stanley Cup Playoffs cookies last week I thought that doing a tutorial on how to decorate cookies with royal icing would be a great first How-To post. I was always very good at baking snowmen, Christmas trees, angels and the like in December, slapping on some buttercream, a few sprinkles and calling it a day. Step 1: Find a Good Sugar Cookie Recipe This might seem obvious, but not all sugar cookie recipes stand up well to heavy-duty decorating. Step 2: Cool Cookies Completely Again, maybe elementary, but we’re going step-by-step here. Step 3: The Equipment ♦ 12″ disposable pastry bags . ♦ Decorating tips . ♦ Couplers . ♦ Squeeze Bottles. ♦ Small bowls or Tupperware (to color your icing) ♦ Toothpicks.
Apple Pie Egg RollsApple Pie Egg Rolls I saw one of the Food Network stars making apple chimichangas and thought I had to have some for myself. I bought flour tortillas and apples, and then I used the flour tortillas for tacos. Still wanting some kind of fried apple pie dessert I used the egg roll wrappers I had in place of the flour tortillas. I know, I know frying dessert just makes it more sinful, but these are totally delicious. UPDATE: I did an interview with the Casper Star-Tribune newspaper and they made a video of me making these Apple Pie Egg Rolls! Apple Pie Egg Rolls Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 3 cups apples, peeled, cored, and diced 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 5 egg roll wrappers vegetable oil for frying for garnish: 1 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Cooking Directions: In a medium size pan, melt butter, add apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Serve with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, it’s good! Enjoy! Miss
Pie | Joe PastryI have to admit, these Melton Mowbray-style pork pies aren’t just something you throw together, but for the serious pork pie enthusiast they are well worth the time and effort. To make them the old-fashioned way you’ll need an old-fashioned piece of equipment called a pie dolly plus some rendered leaf lard, for without good quality lard the side walls of the pie won’t stand up in the oven. Oh yes friends, these pies are baked free-standing, didn’t you know? Forms are for sissies. At least they are in Melton Mowbray. That said you absolutely can adapt this recipe to more conventional ingredients and equipment. On day one you’ll need to make your hot water dough and let it chill for at least four hours or overnight (which is better). When you’re ready to shape, make your filling. Pulse until the meat is chopped well, but no further. Produce your pie dolly and a round cutter (from a cutter set) that’s a bit larger than the circumference of the dolly. They look good to me! Cheers!
Tarte TatinBack around the turn of the last century, the Tatin sisters in Paris invented an upside-down apple pie for their pastry shop. It must have been a success, since people are still making it over a hundred years later. If you like apple pie, except for the way the filling tends to run out when it’s hot, you’ll love this. The filling is almost entirely apple, and it holds it’s shape really well when serving. Ingredients 5-6 large, tart apples (ie: Granny Smith) ½ cup sugar 4 tablespoons (½-stick) butter 1 pie crust Directions Pre-heat the oven to 375°. Sprinkle half the sugar into the plate, until the bottom is completely covered. Put the sugared pie plate in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the sugar is melted and lightly browned. While the sugar is cooking, peel and slice the apples. UPDATE: You might want to click that link about peeling apples. Arrange the slices carefully in the first layer. Then fill the plate with the rest of the apples. Bake for 15 minutes until the apples are soft.
The Yummiest Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip CookiesThese cookies are the absolute BEST peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies. Ever. No, really. They are. ), this is one of the only things that I have still hung onto from there. These cookies are melt in your mouth, crispy on the outside, chewy on the sinside–er inside, you know what I mean. lol Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup peanut butter 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder a pinch of salt 1 cup chocolate chips Preparation: First of all? If you have kids, hide a stash for yourself, because these only lasted 2 days in my house.
Impossible PieRecipe #592 Submitted by: janetw Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes or less 35 reviews Serves: 6Preparation time: 15 minutes or lessAll the ingredients are mixed together and poured into a pie tin, but when it cooks it forms its own crust with filling. Ingredients 4 eggs ½ cup melted butter ½ cup plain flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut 2 cups milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence Method Blend all ingredients and pour mixture into a greased pie tin. Recipe notes For passionfruit flavour, use only 1 cup of milk and instead of vanilla essence add the juice from 4 passionfruit. Reviews I use the basic egg/milk/flour recipe to make a savoury pie Reviewed by:tweedcooker, Feb 21 2013 10:05AM (more reviews by tweedcooker) “Leave out the sweet stuff, just use any cooked leftovers in your fridge, baked vegetables are great - and pour the mixture on top.” Was fantastic Reviewed by:maryh83, Feb 20 2013 6:35PM (more reviews by maryh83) “Only took half an hour in our oven and it was delish. Great recipe
tutorial.math.lamar.edu from lamar.eduDeep Dish Fruit PizzaMy sister-in-law Missy first introduced me to the concept of fruit pizza years and years ago, and here’s how: she brought one to my house and I proceeded to eat the whole thing. But it was small. And I was nursing. My mammary glands made me do it. I whipped up a whopper of a fruit pizza a couple of weeks ago using my good ol’ standby sugar cookie recipe…and it was so darn good in such a naughty, naughty way. This is one of those fun, throw-together treats that’s perfect for everything from a slumber party to a baby shower. Sorry I said mammary glands. The Cast of Characters: my sugar cookie dough (recipe below), marshmallow creme, cream cheese, peaches, kiwi, blueberries…and whatever other fruit you’d like! Now, you could divide the dough in half, then roll out each half into thin, round pizzas. Or you could do what I done did… And press the whole quantity of dough into a sheet pan. I love this pebbly texture. Then just throw it in the oven… Then just let the crust cool completely. So I deet.