I got information about this class in my inbox from our local school district. This class is free and is all online.
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) Classes.
I’ve never taken this class, but it looks like a great opportunity. After Finishing this 7-session course, you will:
- Receive a Completion Certificate
- Fulfill court and other requirements under the Welfare and Institution Code
- Have a Better understanding of your child’s behavior and make steps toward building a happy home.
To sign up or if you have questions, contact Luz Alarcon at 619-203-2108. Pre-registration for this class is required.
AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for an upcoming research study on the subject of Beverages.
I’m kinda bummed that I don’t qualify for this one… I’m too old.
- To be considered, complete the pre-screener survey here.
- Compensation: $75-$275 (if chosen)
- Open to: 18-40 year olds
- Times Currently Available: MUST JOIN 15-MINS EARLY
Monday, June 27, 2022
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Pie crust is easy to make. It has few ingredients, but there is some finesse involved in making a light, flaky pie crust.
There are no special tools needed, but a pastry cutter is nice (You can use a whisk instead, or your bare hands).
This is the pie crust recipe that I use. I know it by heart and I make it frequently. It’s great for sweet pies like pumpkin, or savory meat pies like chicken pot pie (that recipe is coming later this week).
This recipe makes 1 pie crust for an 8 or 9-inch pie plate, if you need two (top and bottom), double it.
- 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon AP Flour
- 1/3 cup shortening OR unsalted butter -It needs to be cold butter or room temp shortening. This part is SUPER IMPORTANT.
- 1/4 cup ice-cold water (You may need an extra tablespoon or so if the weather is very dry).
- In a mixing bowl, add flour and fat.
- Using a whisk, pastry cutter, or your hands, mix flour and fat until incorporated into little (pea-sized or smaller) pieces.
- Slowly add water and combine to form a large dough ball. Wrap the dough ball in plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. This will help ensure that your crust is flaky.
- Flour a clean, flat surface, and roll the dough out into a large circle. Do not over roll it or manhandle the dough- this will make it heavy and flat.
- If you are making a bottom crust, press it into a pie plate, and trim the edges.
- Pierce the bottom of the crust with a fork a few times to keep it from bubbling.
- If you are making a pie that will be filled and baked again like pumpkin or quiche, bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes. Cool completely before filling and baking a second time.
- If you will be using the pie crust as a top only (no bottom crust), once the crust is rolled out, fill your baking dish with whatever you are cooking, top it with the uncooked crust, pierce it a few times (to vent the steam), and bake per the directions of the recipe.
If you are vegan, use shortening. Do not use spread/oleo/margarine. They contain water and will make your crust turn out funky. Butter flavored shortening is great.
If you are gluten free, use 1 for 1 AP flour.
Talk Back: What kind of pie do you like?