October 2008

Flaky Pie Pastry

October 31, 2008

James MacNair’s Pie cookbook was an early bible for me. This recipe, based on his for a basic pie pastry, is one I’ve used for decades. The food processor method yields a crust every bit as flaky as one made by hand. Make sure to keep the butter cold and not to overprocess the dough; […]

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Chocolate Swirl Cake

October 31, 2008

Chocolate and vanilla marble cake with chocolate fudge frosting is a birthday wish come true.

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