Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake Recipe┬áVideo (scroll down for printable recipe) Pound cake was one of my late grandmother’s favorite desserts. She loved all desserts, but pound cake was special I think because she also loved the English practice of High Tea and poundcake fits perfectly into that tradition. About a year before she died, she gave…

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Key Lime Pie

Alright, I’mma be honest with you: I never did like key lime pie much. Back when I was a kiddo, I mean. It was too tart, too bitter, to lime-y. But (fortunately?) these past many years of drinking whiskey, chewing up entire raw ghost peppers, and siphoning gasoline (I kid. Mostly.) have left my tastebuds…

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All-Butter Pie Crust Recipe

I’ve heard more nice things about my pie crust recipe over than years than I should say here lest I seem a braggart. Pie crust has a bad reputation, but it needn’t. There are only three absolute requirements to any pie crust: fat, flour, and liquid and once you understand the science behind it you’ll…

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Manila Wafers

Today is the big day! Austin Bakes for Bastrop! With seven sales around town and over a hundred volunteer bakers and organizers, we should be able to raise a ton of money to help people who had their lives wrecked by the wildfires that ran rampant over Texas a couple weeks back. Stop by any…

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