Rosemary Shortcrust Crackers – Or How I Made the Most Out of My Complete Inability to Make Shortcrust

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Hey, Internet. It’s been a while. I’ve been busy, so have you…But I’m back now.

To business, shall we?

I. Can’t. Make. Shortcrust….Apparently. I’ve made it before, and it worked fine. But I forgot the cardinal rule: when rolling it out, flour lightly.

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Corn and Cheese Crossover Pastries

..so I’ve been favoring savory pastries lately. Sue me.

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I keep seeing these really pretty “crossover pastries” everywhere, and they just seem so darn beautiful. I’d been thinking about trying it for a while, but didn’t get around to it. Today, however, I made my own dough and got to work.

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Now, from what I’ve seen, crossovers are usually made with puff pastry dough. I found another one of my grandma’s recipes, this time for the dough. It is so easy to make it’s almost criminal, and you don’t even need a mixer. You just stir with your fingers and bam! dough. Also, there’s no egg in this recipe, except for the egg wash on top.

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Savory Cheese Spiral

Every now and again, dinner gets boring. ¬†That’s when you make a savory pastry.

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“Why in the name of all that is chocolate would I make a savory pastry?” you ask. That is a good question. The answer? Just ’cause. Sometimes you need to break the sweetness. Try not to gasp.

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This all came about when I was browsing the interwebs, and by interwebs I mean Pinterest.

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