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Raspberry Pie

A raspberry pie is just fitting for the holidays!  The bright red color is just perfect for the christmas dinner table. It’s very similar to a blueberry pie, I actually follow the blueberry pie recipe, but has a unique texture.  This recipe is for 2 mini pies, but you can use the same recipe for

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Apple Rose Tart

How pretty are these!!! Just looking at these make me so happy.  I baked them for my office party and they were gone within 2 minutes….. not kidding.  They look really delicate and complicated, but truth be told they are one of the easiest treats I’ve ever made.  And they are absolutely delicious and always

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Onion Tart

Soooo… it’s a random Thursday evening and I’m alerted that we are having guest over…. NOW!  Before I could say who/what/when… I hear the buzzer going off.  Urrrrgghh! Times like these, I always go semi-homemade.  I also almost always go with pre-made puff pastry…. as my sister says “it is your knight in shining (egg-wash glistening) armor.”

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Cranberries and Pistachio Pastry

This was a pleasant accidental success.  I was going for escargot chocolat-pistache, cuz I can’t get my recent trip to Paris out of my head, but totally messed it up.  The dough wasn’t moist, I used the wrong type of dough.  But it made for some delicious crispy treats 🙂