After last weeks difficulties with the Empanadas, I was a bit worried going in with the Gutsy Cook menu. First it involved making another dough for the tarts, Hollandaise sauce (A first for me) and my cooking schedule this past weekend sort of exploded all over the place, up till late saturday I was not even sure I was going to be able to make them at all.
But, once I’m committed to something, its hard for me to say no.
So, I started with a bit of research about dough that gets used for the tartles and found that the recipe in the Kitchen Bible is pretty standard to everything that is out there. In fact it was the same recipe in 5 different cookbooks that I use to cross-reference.
Relief flow through me. This was going to be a piece of cake.
And it was.
The dough is pretty easy, if you use your handy food processor, which forever and ever will be my go to for making pie crust, tart dough and anything that involves the words “until it resembles coarse bread crumbs”. Because, I’m sorry, but I don’t think making this by hand I will get to the point of feeling it resemble coarse nothing.
So, into the food processor it went and 3 minutes later it was in the refrigerator taking a chill. The dough was a complete success, rolling it out and placing in the tart baking shells went smoothly and no swearing was heard from the kitchen.
I was crossing my finger that this was going to be the theme - EASY.