These Plum-Licorice Hand Pies come from Good Girl Dinette’s Diep Tran.
Tran says the recipe is inspired by Vietnamese preserving traditions, which favor candying over jams and jellies.
Enjoy these Brown Sugar Mango Hand Pies with dinner tonight?
They come from Proof Bakery in Atwater Village.
Looking for a way to use up those last summer apricots? Try Michael Chiarello’s Apricot Hand Pies, from his book Live Fire.
Live Fire explores cooking with a variety of hard-core outdoor grills. Chiarello makes these pies in a hot box (known otherwise as a box roaster or a Caja China). Originally used to prepare whole, charred pigs, it’s a large box made of wood and metal. You put the pig (or pie) inside, close the box, and burn charcoal over the lid.
Part of the fun of doing the World’s Pickiest Eater event a couple of weeks ago was that I had carte blanche to buy Nutella in quantity. I may have gone a little nuts. So now I have many many many many jars of the stuff. I’m not a chocolate person. Perhaps because I no longer need it medicinally (women read between the lines) …
Since I’m at Angeli all day today I figured I would take advantage of the fryer and make Fried Peach Pies (served with Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream). How bad can they be? Sooo not bad. The best ever.
I made a crust with the dreaded Crisco since butter would burn at high temperature, but since you are actually dipping the crust into fat you can …