RECIPE: Lemon Ice Box Mini Tarts

Meyer Lemon Icebox Mini Tarts. Photo courtesy Aida Mollenkamp.   When you want just a bit of dessert, this recipe from Chef Aida Mollenkamp is fun finger food. Prep time is 20 minutes, plus 3 hours of baking and setting time. If you can’t find Meyer lemons, the juice of which is less acidic, you…
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FOOD FUN: Fanciful Sweet Or Savory Pockets

Here’s an easy way to add fun to everyday or special occasion fare. This Pocket Maker set from Kuhn Rikon lets you creating “pocket meals.” Each of the three fun shapes is 3.5 inches in diameter, and stamps out the dough to make mini pies, pizza pockets, filled dumplings and more. Just press the stamp…
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PRODUCT: Mince Pie Tarts

In the British tradition, mince pie is as customary at Christmas as egg nog. Colonists brought it to America, and the tradition continued. Yet, have you ever had mince pie?   THE HISTORY OF MINCE PIE (MINCEMEAT PIE) Mince pie dates back to medieval times, when it was a meat pie (as were most pies…
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