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Love those Chocolate No-Bake Pie Recipes

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

                      Chocolate is one of the most popular flavors in the world. I love chocolate desserts, all kinds – brownies, cakes, mousse, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chunk cookies (even better!), and chocolate pies. I also own lots of “chocolate” cookbooks. My enjoyment of chocolate is […]

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Apple Tart or Tarte aux Pommes

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

                    Tarte aux Pommes is my favourite dessert. An elegant, showy, simple, or should I say, simply delicious way to end a lovely dinner. Apple Tart or Tarte aux Pommes, as Julia Child explains in her “Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1”, is a […]

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Rhubarb Meringue Pie

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

                As a child, I grew up knowing that a “Butter Creme Torte” was the best birthday cake a person could wish for, reserved only for very special occasions. “Honigkuchen” (honey cookies) were the best Christmas cookies in the world.  That “Plum Streuselkuchen” (Plum Crumb Cake) or “Aprikosen […]

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Cherry Pirozhki – Cherry Pockets

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

                  Pirozhki (Russian pronunciation) or Perieschkje(A low German pronunciation found throughout North America) are popular little Russian pies filled with fruit or meat. Originally these pastries were made with yeast dough and filled with either fruit or meat. Today, they are quite often made with a rich […]

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Evans (Sour) Cherry Pie Filling

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

                  We have finished picking our favourite and tasty Evans cherries on the two trees in our side yard. What a lovely crop. I should have enough for about 4 batches of cherry jam (more about that in another post), several jars of pitted cherries to freeze […]

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