Category Archives: pie & pastries & tarts

Lemon Cream Cheese Pastries {Elenor’s Secret}

My recipe card is dated Dec. 1990… Have I really been making these for over 20 years? Actually, I’ve been making this recipe slightly longer than that. When I was in college, my mom would mail me recipe cards from … Continue reading

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DIY PopTarts (Kelloggs makes the real PopTarts)

I came across a blog post about making pop-tarts and I’m not sure what intrigued me about it – perhaps it was the “crust” and I was motivated to make it because my 3 younger children, especially the 2 youngest always … Continue reading

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Cream Puffs

I like dough, I like crust.  – I love cream, too! and I believe I mentioned how much I like sugar… put them all together & that makes Cream Puffs.  My mom has been making this cream puff recipe forever … Continue reading

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“Pie Dough” Cookies {Grandma Edith}

When making pie dough from scratch (see this post), typically there will be some left-over dough.  My grandma always made cinnamon roll looking cookies… Roll out the dough into a rectangle (you can trim it to make it look more … Continue reading

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So Simple Pie Crust Tutorial

Previously I posted the recipe that I use for making pie crust from scratch. I shared that I love eating pie-crust, what I didn’t share was, that I like to snack on the dough. I used to totally gross my … Continue reading

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Peach Galette

Are you feeling peachy? You will be, if you make this easy peasy pie called a galette. Do you know what a galette is?? I had absolutely no idea what a galette was until a friend posted on Facebook that … Continue reading

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Dutch Apple Pie

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I wasn’t planning on making this pie, but I’m so glad that I did. I’m not much of an apple pie fan and less of a dutch apple pie fan (even tho’ I do have a fondness for sugar), I … Continue reading

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“Eleanor’s Secret” (recipe)

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My recipe card is dated Dec. 1990… Have I really been making these for over 20 years? Actually, I’ve been making this recipe slightly longer than that. When I was in college, my mom would mail me recipe cards from … Continue reading

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Grandma Edith’s “Extra Pie Dough” Cookies

When making pie dough from scratch (see this post), typically there will be some left-over dough.  My grandma always made cinnamon roll looking cookies… Roll out the dough into a rectangle (you can trim it to make it look more … Continue reading

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So Simple Pie Crust Tutorial

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Previously I posted the recipe that I use for making pie crust from scratch. I shared that I love eating pie-crust, what I didn’t share was, that I like to snack on the dough. I used to totally gross my … Continue reading

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