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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Cheatin' is just fine!

I have often told my children that that lyin' and cheatin' are two ways to get yourself into a real mess of trouble. This is really not a matter of telling a big lie~ just a little fibbin'. Really, not even that... if anyone asks I will tell the truth.

I use premade piecrusts.
I have learned to do it the real way, by watching my Mon and Grandmother, and could if I needed to. If you have ever used them though, these new refrigerated pie crusts that are pre-made are so easy. They are ready to put into your own pie plate and bake. They taste almost as good as the ones I have spent time rolling out. In my humble opinion, I don't think the frozen crusts in the tin plates are a substitution under any circumstances.
There... the truth is out. I may be banned from all food blogs, and my cooking advice may be poo-poo'd away. Saving time is just to important these days, for me and I think for a lot of other busy mom's.
As we come to Thanksgiving ~this is one thing we have to be thankful for...Pre-made pie crust!
Y'all forgive me!


The Minstrel Boy said...

another trick is to use the frozen sheets of puff pastry that are in that section. this works well when you're needing a sturdier bottom layer. i'll be putting a link to ya'll when i get back home next week.

Melting Wok said...

sandi, thx for the info. Hey..I can't read the label/brand on the crust box ?

astrid said...

Well I don't think using pre-made pie crusts is that bad. As long as they are good quality it's pretty fine isn't it? ;o)

Saving time is more important then ever, so why not get some "kitchen help" when it's available...

I take sides with you and admit: I use pre-made crusts too :o))

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