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Tiny Tarts: How to make Pie in a Jar

Tiny Tarts: How to make Pie in a Jar
I love giving thoughtful homemade gifts to friends and family. I especially love it when the gift is fun to make and frugal to buy. So when I discovered the delicious and super cute world of goodies in a jar, I decided to put a lid on it and bake up a batch of pie in a jar. I’ve written about jarred gifts before in 8 Homemade Gifts in a Jar — so check it out if you’re less into pastry and more into mixes in a jar. Pie in a jar is just that — it’s a small single serving of fruit pie made and baked in a tiny mason jar. Anytartytarts, I’ve even given a few jarred pies to friends in need of a little cheer after a bad day. Not only are pies in a jar fun to make, but they are a flexible food to serve too. So to get you in the mood for some summer sweet and frugal pie, let’s get some mason jars, turn on the oven, and get baking. Oh, and don’t forget to add these pies as gifts using the Budget Series Gift Giving Worksheet — where tracking even small gifts is as easy as pie. Step Six: Get Baked

Design*Sponge » Blog Archive » in the kitchen with: mowie’s meringue tarts Food blogger Mowie K wrote earlier this year about unearthing his grandmother’s notebook of recipes. Since he comes from a long line of bakers, I could only imagine Mowie’s excitement at discovering such a treasure. I also thought it might be a great opportunity to find something fantastic for In the Kitchen With readers. Instead of using a cherished family recipe directly, Mowie developed a show-stopping dessert for us that combines his favorite meringue with the strudel that so reminds him of his grandmother. About Mowie: Mowie Kay is the author of the food blog Mowielicious. CLICK HERE for the full recipe (and more beautiful pictures) after the jump! Ingredients For the pastry 195 g (14 tbsp) cold unsalted butter270 g (2 cups unsifted, dipped) plain flour45 g (1/4 cup) granulated sugar6 tablespoons cold water For the filling For the meringue topping 5 egg whites300 g (1 + 1/2 cup) caster sugar Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Substitutions You can substitute the apple for almost any fruit.

Double Decker Double Decker by Mike for £5.00 26th September 2011 Here is my Double Decker Pimping Attempt. Here is the Original which I shall use as a blueprint for the pimpage. Internal analysis. Here are the preliminary ingredients. Boiling pan of water...CHECK! Chocolate on top...CHECK. 5mins later... Initial layer, eventually will be the top of the bar. After a few mins in the freezer to set. Layering the nougat bars. Nougat enclosing choc layer. Preparation for the crispy layer. I think I have a good choc 2 cripsies ratio. Carefully layered and shaped to ensure a good rectangular block. Crispy layer been in freezer for few mins. Crispy layer in place. Beginning next layer of choc, I ran out of chocolate again and so I added a couple squares of dark choc I found in the cupboard to the mix. Finally covered the crispy layer. Another stay in the freezer. The bar turned out of the plastic mould with no issues. The smooth top was sculpted with a hot spoon held over the hob. The likeness is uncanny. Exquisite!

<title>“French Apple Tart”</title> | The Official Site of Chef Georgia Pellegrini | Food, Travel, Lifestyle, Hunting and Redefining Slow Food New York, New York. November 10, 2011 There are so many wonderful bakers out there and I can’t say I am one of them. But then there is this tart… every time I make it people say “You made that?!” And I just shrug it off as if working all day on a painstaking tart was just part of my style. But really, this tart will make you look like a pro and it is so very simple to make. You’ll need very little for the filling: stewing apples like golden delicious for the compote, and firmer apples like gala for the top. For the tart shell you can buy one pre-made, or you can make this super simple tart dough. You start with the filling by peeling 4-5 apples. Cut them into wedges. Then cut the core off each wedge. Cut the wedges into 1/2-inch pieces. Next put all of the pieces into a pot and squeeze a bit of lemon juice in there to keep them a nice light color and to add a little tartness. You can also throw in a bit of raw or regular sugar if your apples aren’t super sweet. Keep going around and around.

The Cook Abides. Sweet Things Sweet Things is an e-book containing some of my very favourite recipes. These are the recipes that I turn to time and again. They are reliable and the results are very well received! Each recipe comes with measurements in grams and millilitres as well as ounces and cups. Here are the recipes featured: The price of this e-book is $5. To check whether you can view the book, you can click here to download a taster (2.5MB in size). Payments are handled through Paypal and during the checkout process you will automatically receive a link to download your e-book. Why is the price in US dollars?

we ♥ delicious food Oreo Milkshakes with Homemade Chocolate SyrupFor the chocolate syrup:1 cup (250 ml) water1/2 cup (100 g) sugar1/2 cup (160 g) glucose (or light corn syrup, agave nectar)3/4 cup (75 g) unsweetened cocoa powder (preferably Dutch-processed)2 oz (55 g) bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped (I used Lindt 70%) For the Oreo Milkshakes:6 Oreo Biscuits plus extra for topping (or use mini Oreos for topping)1 1/4 cup milk (I used 2%)Good quality vanilla ice cream In a medium saucepan, whisk together the water, sugar, glucose and cocoa powder. Using the chilled sauce, swirl a good amount of the sauce around the sides two milkshake glasses.

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars: My October Secret Recipe Club Entry | This month I was assigned to check out all the recipes at Delicious Existence and choose one to make my own, for this month’s Secret Recipe Club . The majority of Danielle’s recipes are raw, vegan or vegetarian, so there were tons of healthy options to choose from, but wouldn’t you know one of her desserts was just calling my name. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars looked and sounded like the perfect dessert for this brisk fall weather we’ve been having, so I began my baking adventure. I had to laugh, reading through her post, as it turns out this recipe was one she made for her Secret Recipe Club selection. I don’t have many of the ingredients in my kitchen that Danielle used in her original recipe, but I was able to substitute things from my own kitchen with great results. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars Ingredients Crust Ingredients 2 cups white whole wheat flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup butter, softened, but not melted Filling Ingredients 3 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar

homemade pop tarts I never had a Pop-Tart until college. I realize that for some people this may cause a shocked reaction on par with my husband’s the time I told him I’ve never watched Goonies before (or Jacob’s, upon discovering the internet). Obviously I grew up under a rock, right? I understand that if I had toasted it, my experience might have been better. I can’t believe I waited so long to make these. Most recipes I have come across use a pie dough for the pastry but I was really stuck on getting a crust that was a little more sturdy — one with an egg. One year ago: Black Bread Homemade Pop Tarts Adapted from King Arthur Flour Pastry 2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into pats 1 large egg 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) milk 1 additional large egg (to brush on pastry) Jam Filling 3/4 cup (8 ounces) jam 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon cold water Make the dough: Whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt.

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