The best pie crust, in my humble (pie) opinion, is this all-butter pie crust which I have tweaked over the years. It has a great flavour, is flaky and doesn’t leave the roof of your mouth feeling greasy as shortening based crusts tend to do. Plus, I just don’t like shortening. 😛 Gabi’s Best Pie Crust 2-1/2 cups unbleached All Purpose wheat flour 1 cup cold, cold butter, salted or unsalted as you have on hand and cut into small bits large pinch of salt if using unsalted butter, smaller if using salted 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, can omit if making a savoury pie 1/2 cup of iced waterÂ (a…
Today there is a Pizza PartyÂ around the world that is beingÂ hosted by ZoÃ« FranÃ§ois and Jeff Hertzberg, M.D. , the authors of “Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day.” For the last year or so, Rick and I have been working on a wood fired pizza oven in our back garden. So this was a fun event to unveil the (almost) completed oven and share this great book with you too. To family and friends who have been (patiently) waiting for a pizza party- it’s on its way- I promise.Â :)Â Â We’ve just been working on the practical aspects of using the oven. The doughs in the book…
Gramps in the Army in WWII Ryan coming home from Iraq Thanks to all the Veterans out there who have given service to our country and thanks to their families for their support and sacrifices. Honours to them today!