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Basic Tart Dough

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Yields one 10 to 11 inch quiche shell Ingredients: 6-3/4 ounces all-purpose unbleached flour 1/4 teaspoon plus a pinch of salt 4-1/2 ounces cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 4 tablespoons ice water Directions: In a food processor, combine the flour, salt, and butter.  Using short pulses, process until the mixture resembles oatmeal.  Add…
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Pumpkin Pie

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One of the most traditional sweet desert is the Pumpkin pie.  This delicious pie is often eaten during fall and early winter and is often served at holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas in the United States and Canada.  The pumpkin is also symbolic of harvest time and Halloween.   I prepare the following recipe every year for Halloween.  I…
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