[Sca-cooks] History -- pecan pie recipe
johnnae at mac.com
Thu Nov 19 12:52:26 PST 2009
But 20 pieces out of an 8 or 9 inch pie? That's 5 slices per quarter
of the pie?
On Nov 19, 2009, at 3:49 PM, Kingstaste wrote:
> You typically see a rich chess or pecan pie served in smaller
> portions on
> buffets at hotels and restaurants. I agree that if you are ordering
> it off
> the menu, they are going to bring you a bigger piece, but for buffet
> service, those are going to be cut smaller. Otherwise, people take a
> "normal" sized slice and only eat two or three bites because it is
> so rich.
> Like wise with those decadent chocolate cakes that are gluten-free,
> and I
> know there must be a real name for these other than gluten-free,
> they are
> made with melted dark chocolate and egg yolks and cream - anyone?
> Beuller? They are fudgy and rich and a 6 inch round cake feeds 6-8.
> Another factor is using a thin commercial crust vs. a homemade one
> would probably stand up better to multiple cuts. That and keeping
> water handy to wash the knife off with every couple of cuts.
> Veteran of MANY a buffet line
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