Making Pizza

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January 27, 2008

For New York Style pizzas, you really need a stone. I have heard for people using unglazed tiles from a hardware store, but I am concerned with impurities that may come out of those tiles if I pick the incorrect one. I have purchased a thick stone, but it eventually cracked after some use , but no mis-use from me. I’m currently using a large round stone from Pampered Chef.

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Recipe - Japanese Fruit Pie

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December 6, 2007

This pie is a family tradition, always present at Christmas and Thanksgiving. It is similar to a Pecan Pie, but with a little more body. Ingredients 1 frozen pie shell 1 stick of butter, melted 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vinegar (Apple Cider type is best) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup raisins (gold or regular) 1⁄2 cup chopped nuts (normally use pecans) 1⁄2 cup coconut (shredded) Directions Blind bake the 9” pie shell, according to the package instructions.

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