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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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FRESH APPLE PIE SLICES – Easy Pie for a Crowd

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Early Fall Apples – Organic from my garden When the early fall apples start to ripen in mid August and our two trees are ready to pick, fresh apple pie is a staple at our house. They are tender apples and do not last long, so I like to bake them up and make pies […]

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