Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pie Crust

Halve the recipe if you only need a single crust. 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 5 – 6 tablespoons ice water Mix … Continue reading

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Creamy Baked Mac’ and Cheese

  1 pound elbow, cavatappi, or rotini pasta 8 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 4 ounces Colby cheese, shredded 1/2 cup coarsely grated Parmesan cheese 1 stick butter 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Masala Chai

Making chai kit gifts for my girlfriends was a lot of fun.First I had to come up with a recipe I liked – lots of adjusting and testing. Then I ordered tins for the spices, Organic Assam Black Tea, and … Continue reading

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