Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Best Apple Pie Recipe

This is just a fantastic apple pie recipe. Enjoy!


* 125 g all-purpose flour
* 3 g salt
* 25 g sugar
* 5 g baking powder
* 180 ml water
* 15 ml lemon juice
* 135 g shortening
* 1 egg
* 600 g apple pie filling
* 0.8 g apple pie spice


* Preheat oven to 425 F.
* In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well, then add water, shortening, and egg. Mix on low speed until ingredients are combined, then beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread into pie pan.
* In a medium bowl mix together pie filling, lemon juice, and apple pie spice. Spread over crust; do not stir.
* Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until crust is browned.

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Monday, February 11, 2008

Shrimp with Creamy Pesto Sauce Recipe


* 1/2 cup of butter
* 1 pound pasta (linguine)
* 2 cups heavy cream
* 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 1/3 cup pesto
* 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined


* Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
* In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream, and season with pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
* Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened.
* Stir in the shrimp & cook until they turn pink (about 5 mins).
*Serve over the hot linguine.