Ham Pockets – Puff Pastry Handpies with Ham, Brie and Kale

November 14, 2020 0 Comments

And the HAMFEST festivities continue! One of the most anticipated uses of leftover ham in our house is the creation of Ham Pockets, both for their sweet-salty-cheesy-crusty deliciousness and for the opportunity to sing the name Ham Pockets over and over again, a la early 90’s Hot Pocket commercials. Don’t be fooled by the intense …

Almond-Scented Cherry Pie with Amaretti Cookie Crumble and Whole Wheat Pie Crust

November 12, 2020 0 Comments

My momma makes a nearly unbeatable classic cherry pie, delicately scented with almond extract and hugged by a pretty, pastry-crimped lattice top. Divine with a scoop of Bluebell vanilla ice cream, slices is best served sitting on the couch or porch reconnecting with family. She says it’s a lot of trouble to make a pie, …