Sally’s Graham Cracker Crust

Adapted only slightly from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tbsp Earth Balance, melted 1/3 cup granulated or brown sugar Yield: 1 9” pie crust Preheat oven to 350 o. Use a blender or food processor to reduce graham crackers to crumbs. Mix the cracker crumbs with the Earth balance…

Butter Tarts

These butter tarts, along with whipped shortbread, are my family’s two most beloved Christmas recipes. There are two major factions of butter tart lovers out there – the type who love raisins and/or nuts in their butter tarts and those who hate them. We’re clearly in the raisins and nuts camp. My mom also sometimes…

Pastry

It can feel like there are as many pastry recipes out there as there are pastry-makers. When I was eating mainly gluten-free, I had a delicious almond-based pastry recipe that was probably my most requested recipe at the time. Since eating gluten again I’ve tried many other pastry recipes but, not to toot my grandma’s…