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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Variable Star Quilt

I have found the most excellent quilting teacher, she is humorous, up beat, and relaxed. Angela Walters from the Midnight Quilting Show makes quilting look so easy. This is my first try at anything like this i mostly do applique quilting. I was very pleased with her instructions check her out she's on youtube.

front view very tricky to put together.




Friday, August 11, 2017

Strawberry Rhurbarb Pie

Ingredients for pie filling:
3 1/2 cups of fresh rhubarb peeled and cut into 1 inch sections
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 cup cornstarch
One 21 oz can of strawberry pie filling
2 tablespoon real butter

                                                    Add rhubarb, corn starch, and sugar in a bowl.
                                                    Add can of strawberry pie filling, mix well place into pie crust.


                                         Don't forget the butter before sealing the pie crust on top.Brush egg white
                                          mix on top of crust, Pre heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake for 50 minuted or
                                          till brown.


Ingredients for pie crust: Or use store bought one
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1/3 icy cold water
1 cup shortening
egg white [remaining egg white with a tablespoon of water]beaten well

 Place flour , salt , sugar. and shortening in large bowl. Using pastry blender, until dough resembles small marbles.
In a measuring cup add 1/3 cup of water, egg yolk, 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, mixing well. add to flour mixture, mix until dough comes together do not over mix, or you will get a tough pie crust. Roll out 2 circles of  dough to fit a 9 inch pie pan. Place fruit filling in pie, brush egg whites on pie crust. Bake for 50 minutes for @ 375 degrees.
I have picture tutorial for pie crust under Lemon Merinque Pie  for those of you that like to see pictures.

Rich Chocolate Pudding made with chocolate chips

Ingredients:
1 bag  milk chocolate chips
4 cups milk
4 tablespoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons vanilla



In a medium size sauce pan place 4 cups milk, and 4 tablespoons cornstarch.  Stirring till it comes to a boil. Take off the heat. Stir in the whole bag of milk chocolate chips till melted. Add 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Allow to cool.






Enjoy sparingly it's very rich.