Sweetie Pie: Deliciously indulgent recipes for dessert pies, tarts and flans
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Nobody can resist classic recipes such as Key Lime Pie, Boston Cream Pie and Apple Pie, or fruity creations such as Rustic Plum Tart, Glazed Apricot Vanilla Tart, Red Cherry Pie and Strawberry Flan. Pies and tarts are a great way of using seasonal ingredients and are perfect for when you have a glut of fruit to use up. As well as those traditional recipes that have been loved for generations, this book also brings together innovative ideas and modern classics that are sure to impress at parties. Children will love the Peanut Butter Pie, Mississippi Mud Pie and Cookie Crust Ice Cream Tart, or for grown-up guests, opt for Chocolate Fondant Mini Tarts, Egg Nog Cream Tart or Raspberry and Rose Tartlets. Sweet pastry recipes are also perfect additions to an afternoon tea selection, with attractive bites like Glazed Mixed Fruit Tart, Vanilla Cheesecake Pie and Treacle Tart. A selection of dishes that takes inspiration from around the world, such as Forest Noir Pie, Tiramisu Cream Pie and Pineapple and Star Anise Tarte Tatin, completes this delightful book.With tips on achieving pastry perfection and stunning photography throughout, this inspiring recipe collection will have you whipping up delectable desserts in no time. From warming winter pies to light and fruity summer tarts, whatever the season or occasion, there is a tempting recipe here to please everyone!
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could adopt Sweetie anyway, just as a pet,” said Charles. He still thought Ducky would be the perfect owner for Sweetie. Ducky shook his head. “I don’t think she’d be very happy living in my one-room trailer and traveling every other day to a new town.” He gave Sweetie one more kiss. Then he flashed that huge grin at Charles. “Don’t look so disappointed,” he said. “There must be somebody around who would want to adopt such a smart, funny dog.” CHAPTER TEN Dad cooked up a big pot of
firehouse-style chili and Mom made a salad. Charles set the table. Lizzie vacuumed the living room while Buddy and Sweetie chased the vacuum everywhere it went. They played together all the time now, and Buddy didn’t even seem to notice anymore when Sweetie was close to one of his people. Even the Bean had a job: He went around and collected all of Buddy’s dog toys, then put them into the big basket where they belonged. The Petersons were having a Valentine’s Day party, in honor of Sweetie. On
“Charles,” called David’s mother. “Your dad’s on the phone. He says he’s on his way to pick you up.” “Now?” Charles asked. “But —” David’s mother was on her way down the stairs. She handed the phone to Charles. “Dad?” Charles asked. “Do I have to come home now? We’re in the middle of —” He stopped and listened to his dad. “Really? Cool, I’ll be ready when you get here.” Charles handed the phone back to David’s mom. Suddenly, he didn’t mind quitting the base-boodja game. He didn’t mind at all.
Circus with Sweetie was the best game ever — maybe even better than base-boodja. CHAPTER SIX Every day after school that week, Mom drove Sammy and Charles and Sweetie over to David’s. Every day she said the same thing to David’s mother — “Are you sure it’s okay?” — and explained again about how poor Buddy was having a hard time adjusting to life with Sweetie. Every day David’s mother said that it was fine, and that the boys were welcome as long as they didn’t bother the cat. She promised to
They were trying one out, with David standing on their backs, one foot on Charles and one foot on Sammy. He had just called Sweetie to see if she would jump into his arms, when the door at the top of the stairs popped open. “It’s a little too quiet down there.” David’s mother started down the stairs, a dish towel in her hand. “What are you boys up to?” But before she made it down far enough to see them, something else happened. Charles saw a flash of brown on the stairs near her feet. He heard