Snack

Pie Crust with Cinnamon and Sugar

by Sara on April 23, 2012

baked pastry treat

When I was a kid, I loved when my grandma would make a pie. Not so much because of the pie itself (unless it was apple), but because of what she would do with the leftover crust. She’d sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar, then bake until it was golden brown. If you’re a pastry [...]

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Memorial Day Recipes

by Sara on May 26, 2011

adorned with berries

After considering a dozen various dessert recipes for my parents’ Memorial Day weekend cookout, it was my three year old niece who inadvertently made the decision for me. When I made my red velvet birthday cake, I sent leftovers throughout the family, so everyone could have some. I’ve never seen K turn down cake before, [...]

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Parmesan Croutons

by Sara on April 17, 2011

parmesan croutons

I never miss a chance to make croutons out of a stale baguette. In this case, the remaining wand of bread was so hard I could have used it as a baseball bat. Fought off an intruder. You get the idea. But, I was still able to cut slices of bread, which was all I [...]

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Soft Pretzels

by Sara on February 10, 2011

Soft Pretzel

I made way, way too much food for the Super Bowl this year. Though excited about the pretzels, we were simply too stuffed from everything else. The good news is that these are extremely easy to make, though they do take a little time because you first poach the pretzels, then bake them. Still, in [...]

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