Easy as pie

Easy as pie

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(as) Easy as Pie (Idiom)

Meaning :  A task or job that is simple or pleasurable to finish, requiring little effort; simple.

Example Having such a busy schedule today prevents me from making a hearty breakfast for myself, so I’ll just make a quick bowl of cereal for myself instead since it is as easy as pie to make.

Origin This phrase is believed to come from the pleasantness and ease involved when eating a delicious pie. Basically, something is as easy as eating a pie. Evidently, during the 19th century, the word ‘pie’ was used to describe someone as being delightful or to depict something as being easy.

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Recipe :
This festive tart couldn’t be easier, with jarred mincemeat and ready made pastry.

FEEDS 10 PREP 20 mins COOK 35 mins + 15 mins to cool

Ingredients :

320g pack puff pastry, at room temperature

300g Co-op mincemeat

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When life gives you oranges

When life gives you oranges

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Candied Citrus Peels

1 pink grapefruit,  2 oranges,  2 lemons,  3 ½ cups sugar, divided

Preparation

Score grapefruit, oranges, and lemons through peel from top to bottom in 6 sections for grapefruit and 4 for oranges and lemons (don’t cut into fruit). Pull off strips of peel with your fingers. Slide a small, sharp knife along inside of peels to remove excess membrane so peels are about ¼ in. thick. Cut peels lengthwise into strips about ½  in. wide in center and tapered on ends.

Put peels in a 3- to 4-qt. saucepan and add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil, then drain. Repeat twice more.

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