My Favorite Graham Cracker Crust

The Recipe: A homemade graham cracker crust made with two Trader Joe's shelf-stable, easy-to-keep-on-hand products, Cinnamon Grahams and Clarified Butter. Now my graham cracker crusts turn out crisp and sturdy without an overload of sugar and butter – any time pie calls, no planning ahead. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ Please Don't Make Fun. Promise that you won't laugh, okay? Or laugh with me not at me? Because here's the thing. I.CANNOT.MAKE.JELLO. Jello! But there's more. I.CANNOT.MAKE.GRAHAM.CRACKER.CRUSTS. Jello I can live without. But to bake a #PieDayFriday pie every week, a fool-proof graham cracker crust recipe is essential. And I'm picky. Great flavor. Not too much sugar. Not too much butter. But also? Crisp and sturdy, like store-bought graham cracker crusts. I've tried so many combinations of graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter and while they are "okay" none measured up to my expectations. Add more sugar (other r

Lemon Asparagus Pasta

The Recipe: Fresh asparagus and pasta are such a lovely choice for a spring supper! This is one of those recipes that's way more than the sum of its simple parts, just fresh asparagus tossed with pasta in a light and lemony cream sauce, brightened with fresh dill. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ COMPLIMENTS! "So simple - and so delishious!" ~ Sally "My family gobbled this right up last night." ~ Anonymous "... it was delicious." ~ Koren Add yours, leave a comment, below! BEST RECIPES! Lemon Asparagus Pasta Made the List! Best Recipes of 2008 Three Favorite Tools for the Kitchen Lemon Asparagus Pasta is made ever-so-much easier with three favorite kitchen tools so indispensable that in spring, I haul them along when visiting family or friends and kitchen time is likely. For the asparagus, I rigged up a vertical asparagus steamer a couple of years ago but ready-made asparagus steamers [ My Disclosure Promise ] can be