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Taro Pie 2.

Not too long ago I posted about this Earl Grey-Taro Pie: https://thejollyfox.com/2014/07/30/earl-grey-taro-pie/ It was missing something and that something was whipped cream. I got the chance to try the amazing So Delicious brand CocoWhip and I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it….

Hobbit’s Feast.

I got a copy of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition in the mail yesterday. I proceeded to watch it immediately to see which extra scenes and extended sequences were included. While I don’t quite enjoy the films as much as I…

So Many Artisanal Pizzas.

The first two pizzas were recipes from the new Plum Bistro cookbook. I saw them and knew I had to make them at once. I cannot express how delicious they were. The grilled pear one was one of the best flavor combos I’ve ever…

Preservin’.

For the last two years I have been experimenting with creating and infusing some homemade liqueurs and such. I made apple brandy in 2011, nocino, sloe gin, limoncello and brandied cherries in 2012. Now I have a batch of homemade coffee liqueur (Kahlua) infusing…

Blood Orange Chiffon Cake.

To be honest, I can’t remember ever eating chiffon cake before. Supposedly it’s very fluffy and rich, made so by being full of eggies. When I saw this Blood Orange Chiffon cake, I knew I wanted to make it. I have been really inspired…

Gilcrease Orchard & Farm Fresh Apricots.

The last time I was in North Las Vegas, my friends and I attempted to visit one of the only local produce farms, Gilcrease Orchards, for some u-pick goodies. Unfortunately, they were not yet open for the season so we didn’t get to explore….

Let There Be Pie.

I recently lost a close family member to cancer. I don’t exactly want to talk about that right here, right now, but I do want to talk about pie. The first few days after the loss, I was overwhelmed with grief. I use the…