Category Archives: Pastry

Peach Galette

One of my favorite summer desserts to make this time of year are homemade fruit pies. But sometimes I don’t want to fuss with all the work that comes with making one from scratch. That’s when I turn to a … Continue reading

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Cherry Hand Pies

Forget the plates and utensils! This is the best way to bring a pie to a cookout or picnic!¬†As I have mentioned numerous times I am a huge fan of fruit pies, but sometimes they are just too messy to … Continue reading

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Summer Eats Roundup

Today is the day I have been waiting for ever since the start of fall last year. It’s the first day of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere…my absolute favorite season! ūüėÄ To that first dip in the swimming pool … Continue reading

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Corn and Black Bean Empanadas

Both Andrew and I are crazy about Mexican food. I swear I could probably eat it every day of the week and not grow tired of it. Although I have eaten countless varieties of savory empanadas over the years, this … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Pockets

Making these portable pumpkin pie bites are easy and fun. If you are looking for something to do with that leftover pumpkin pie next Friday, these are sure to be a hit with your family. Or you can even serve … Continue reading

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Apple Turnovers

Take advantage of fall’s bounty with these irresistible homemade Apple¬†Turnovers. Filled with grated apples and baked in a¬†homemade flakey puff pastry, what’s not to love?Grated apples are used instead of chopped apples¬†for¬†maximum flavor. The apples are seasoned with lemon juice, … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel

Every birthday that comes around in my family I always offer to make a birthday cake or dessert. This month both my brother in law and my mother-in-law were celebrating their birthdays. Their birthdays are one day apart so I … Continue reading

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