Category Archives: Pastry

Asparagus Fontina/Gruyere Tart

By Cat, April 4, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found this recipe in our Daily Inter Lake newspaper, where a photo of the tart (2) really set my mouth to watering. The recipe is originally adapted by Susan … Continue reading

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Pastel de Nata (Portugese Custard Tart)

By Cat, March 2017 (Image, right, from Viking River Cruises, cropped) I’d never heard of this tiny treat until I got the newsletter from Viking River Cruises that included this recipe. But I’ve long been a fan of anything custard. … Continue reading

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Asparagus Quiche, with Phyllo or Standard Crust

By Cat, April 8, 2016 (photo, right, form Wikimedia Commons) I had my first quiche in the 1970s, when a couple hippies opened a French-style Breakfast/Brunch restaurant, “Crêpe Faire,” in Portland OR. Now that I think back to those old … Continue reading

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Linguine with Shiitake in Cream Sauce

By Cat, March 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; 4. Mushrooms (About) When I lived in Oregon, shiitake were a fairly available fresh mushroom, but here in Montana, I can only find the dried version. But … Continue reading

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Mincemeat, with suet, for pie & cookie filling

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons: “Homemade mincemeat from a market in Hallowell, Maine, USA. Contains Apples, Beef, Sugar, Raisins, Suet, Molasses, Vinegar and Spices“) See also: 1.Pies/Tarts Menu; 2. Pie/Tart Crust Menu; 3. Dessert Fillings Menu; … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Pie

By Cat, April  2015 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts, Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Conversions between Starches & Other Thickeners; 4. Banana Cream Pie; 5. Coconut (About) Includes: 1. Coconut Cream Pie When I was living in Portland, I made many overnight trips to … Continue reading

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Banana Cream Pie

By Cat, April  2015 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts, Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Conversions between Starches & Other Thickeners; 4. Banana Cake; 5. Coconut Cream Pie Includes: 1. Banana Cream Pie with Banana-Coconut Variation; 2. Coconut Cream Pie … Continue reading

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Quiche Lorraine (Onion, Gruyere & Bacon)

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crust or Pastry Menu; 3. Basic Quiche (About); 4. French Quiche Crust (Pâte Brisée or Rich Crust) Includes: 1. Quiche Lorraine (Onion, Gruyere & Bacon); 2. 1905 recipe … Continue reading

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Stilton & Apple Quiche

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crust or Pastry Menu; 3. Basic Quiche (About) In the 1970s while living in Portland, I met a couple who had moved there from … Continue reading

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Spinach & Feta Quiche, with Variations

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crust or Pastry Menu; 3.  Basic Quiche (About) Quiche is a great way to serve a vegetarian main course, as in this recipe. The veggies in … Continue reading

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