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Pies & Tarts

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Pixabay

Like most ladies of the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, Grandmother Sweeney and my mother grew up making home desserts you’d steal for. (If they turned their backs for a minute, I did exactly that.) Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Galettes are a cross between a pie and a pizza. They come together super fast and have a lovely, rustic appearance that’s perfect for a holiday party. This particular filling is great with any combination of mushrooms; in fact, the bigger the... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Kim Melton

The circle is often used as a symbol of perfection. The delicious combination of sweet or savoury filling and flaky pastry at its best when round is known as “pie.” The magic number that tells us everything we need to know about a circle is called... Read more

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Issue: 2016-03-31, PHOTO: food.com

Apple Crisp 8 medium cooking apples 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1-1/2 cups brown sugar 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour ... Read more

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Issue: 2015-09-03 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

“What are you doing? Are you sure you can eat that??!!” We were looking for my friend’s runaway cat in Riverdale’s green belt when I stopped to eat some berries. Having skipped breakfast to join the search party, I was thankful for a snack. Read more