strawberry pie

Jun 6, 2013 by

well, holy cow, blog, it has been a good long while!  things have been a tad bit busy around here… the most wonderful, exhausting and rewarding kind of busy.  meet ben! beautiful baby, you’re sweeter than strawberry pie! every day is a deeper shade of blue, when i’m with you. 🙂 i’m pretty sure that ben beats this strawberry pie, but it is pretty darn tasty.  give it a try this summer! source: my mom crust: i used the french crust, used in the chocolate mousse pie. i’m a bigger fan of my mom’s crust with this pie.  her recipe is as follows: 1 1/2 c flour 2 tbsp sugar pinch salt 1/2 c oil 2 tbsp milk mix together dry ingredients.  stir in oil and milk.  press in pie dish and bake at 350º...

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hot chocolate

Feb 1, 2011 by

hot chocolate in a canister is hard to find in tennessee.  you can buy packets of it, but it’s never enough to make to make a normal serving size.  i had to take matters into my own hands.  this is hot chocolate, shoebox style.  no wintry day is complete without it. we prefer our hot chocolate to be a bit darker than the usual milk chocolate variety, so the recipe calls for more cocoa and less sugar.  adjust as you wish.  i also threw in a recipe for homemade whipped cream.  stay tuned for a homemade marshmallow recipe! modified from allrecipes.com 8 oz heavy cream 1/4 tsp clear vanilla (use regular if you don’t mind off-white whipped cream) 4 tbsp powdered sugar 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 c white sugar 1 pinch salt...

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