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    Recipe: Pumpkin Praline Pie

    Pumpkin praline pie! What? Seriously? Yes. I love pumpkin pie and it’s almost time for American Thanksgiving. Also, I remember shopping in Michigan and my Mom absolutely loved those carts that sold candied pecans. Well, this year, they’re mashing up and making this delicious, not too sweet, pumpkin praline pie. Ingredients Crust 2 cups plus 2-4 tablespoons of gluten free flour (with xanthan gum) 9 tablespoons of salted butter – frozen 1 egg 8-12 tablespoons of ice water Pumpkin Pie 15oz can of pumpkin (not…

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    Recipe: Rhubarb Pie

    It’s a true summertime treat – rhubarb pie. It grows like crazy in my garden so I bake a lot with it, or sometimes just dunk it in sugar and eat it raw. Here’s what you need for this tart treat! Ingredients 6.5 cups of chopped rhubarb 1.5 cups of sugar 3 tablespoons of corn starch dash of salt dough recipe – try 1-2-3 Here we go – lay out your floured area to work on your dough. Roll it out well, but don’t over…

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    Recipe: No Bake Ice Cream Cake

    This is such a fun easy treat – no baking required and it keeps for about 5 days in the freezer (as long as it’s wrapped up in plastic wrap).  Nice on a summer day or on a cold winter day when you’re going to have hot chocolate and pie! Ingredients 1 graham cracker crust container of Cool Whip 1 pack of chocolate pudding 2 cups of milk (as per pudding directions) your favourite chocolate bars – 2 of them (Toblerone) Skor chips Reese Minis…

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    Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkin Pie – a Thanksgiving staple…it reminds me of fall and home. This is my first time trying out my pumpkin pie recipe. It’s a little on the spicy side, not overly sweet, yet the perfect way to end a fall feast. Ingredients 7 cups of pumpkin puree 2 eggs 1 cup of dark brown sugar 1.5 cup of milk 1 tablespoon of cinnamon (I like a lot of cinnamon!) 1-1.5 teaspoon of nutmeg pie dough – try my 1-2-3 pie dough This recipe makes…

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    Recipe: 1-2-3 Dough

    1-2-3 dough is super simply, super versatile and super delicious! Here I’m using it to make a pumpkin pie (that recipe to follow very shortly…). Ingredients 3 parts flour (1 cup) 2 parts fat (1/2 cup butter) 1 part water (1/3 cup water) want to make it a bit sweet? add 2 tablespoons of sugar Make sure the butter is room temperature – mix small chunks of the butter in with the flour and then slowly add in the water. Roll into a ball and…