Tag Archives: pie

Not Chicken Pot Pie

I grew up thinking everyone rolled out pastry with a milk bottle. We didn’t own a rolling pin and I didn’t know they existed for a long time. Today I used that childhood skill to roll out the pastry for … Continue reading

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Leek and Cheese Pie

Number 23 of our Bake Off challenges was going to be Stilton, Potato and Caramelised Onion Pie from “GBBO How To Bake” book. We switched it to a Leek and Cheese Pie from “Real Irish Food” by David Bowers.  Rub … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

The vegetable garden has been planted, and although the new plants are small, the rhubarb is a monster. It has grown about a foot in one week. We’ve had a bit of a hot spell, but today was cool enough to bake, … Continue reading

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Fishing For A Compliment

We chose Whitby Fish Pie for our eleventh Bake Off challenge.  We adapted the recipe from Paul Hollywood’s book, “British Baking”. We had to adapt it because we live roughly 1,000 miles from the sea. The amounts for pastry were double … Continue reading

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Update

A quick note to let everyone know how things are going.  The bathroom at the condo now has walls, plumbing, and a bath tub.  There was a pile of damaged metal wall studs on the living room floor, so I … Continue reading

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