The good news is that a butter crust can be just as flaky as one made with lard if you make it the old-fashioned way—by hand, rubbing cold chunks of butter between your fingertips and into the flour. This technique allows you to monitor the size of the butter pieces in the flour and creates flakes, rather than lumps, that remain in the dough when you roll it.
As the crust bakes, the butter melts, creating steam pockets that leave behind a flaky texture.
Our future children will no longer have to experience living in a country where somebody’s love isn’t legally recognized. There’s no wrong way to commemorate this amazing, wonderful, groundbreaking moment in history, so why not do it with ice cream?
That’s why Ben & Jerry‘s recently announced a marriage equality flavor — and, as always, it’s adorably, wonderfully punny.
He confessed he’d been having dating trouble, too, and thought we should get together since we’d probably have a lot in common. Turns out, we had a ton in common which totally blew my socks off. I’m sure “the one” is out there and I’ll “meet him when I’m not looking/when I least expect it!
That 1600s image depicted a basic design that has not altered much in hundreds of years. Sometimes the ends were tapered like a sailor’s belaying pin (used to secure rigging on ships), while others had one or both ends turned to form handles.
The Shakers were particularly known for their elegant wooden rolling pins.
The flavor, which was once simply called “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough,” has been renamed “I Dough, I Dough” (D’AWW) for the summer.
As you’d expect, it’s comprised of vanilla ice cream with gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough.
Let the chilled dough sit at room temperature to soften slightly—it should be cold and firm but not rock hard.