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promises are like pie crust(s): (easily made,) easily broken

Promises are as thin and fragile as pie crust, and people make them so often but are rarely inclined to keep them. "Pie crust" is often written as a single word. A: "He promised to help me study for my exam, but he didn't show up!" B: "Well, promises are like pie crusts, Sarah—easily made, easily broken." A: "I promise that I will never do something like that again." B: "Not good enough, Tom. Promises are like piecrust—easily broken."
See also: broken, easily, like, pie, promise

promises are like pie crust(s): (they are) made to be broken

Promises are as thin and fragile as pie crust, and people make them so often but are rarely inclined to keep them. "Pie crust" is often written as a single word. A: "He promised to help me study for my exam, but he didn't show up!" B: "Well, promises are like pie crusts, Sarah—made to be broken." A: "I promise that I will never do something like that again." B: "Not good enough, Tom. Promises are like piecrust—they're made to be broken."
See also: broken, like, made, pie, promise
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For more specific information on reading labels, other foods to avoid, and recipes for making piecrusts and other foods without trans fats, pick up The Trans Fat Solution by Kim Severson (Ten Speed Press, 2003).
Yes, there are promises of naval work in the future but promises, like piecrusts, can be broken.
He shares stories of friends and family who had similar encounters, yet he wonders while "turning over rose petals, / scrutinizing taco shells, piecrusts, / these constantly mutating faces in the clouds ..." if indeed the end is near (57).
* For low-fat piecrusts, use crushed graham crackers moistened with fruit juice and then baked.
Yield: 12-16 servings RUSTIC PEAR TARTS 1 (14-ounce) package ready piecrusts 4 ounces cream cheese 5 tablespoons whipping cream, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 ripe pears, peeled and cored 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3 tablespoons maple syrup 3 teaspoons sugar Caramel ice cream topping for drizzling Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Instead of heavy, dense bread, envision light, flaky croissants; airy cakes; moist brownies; dreamy piecrusts; and scrumptious cookies--all made with healthier whole grains.
COUNTRYSIDE: A reader writes that "she hasn't found an accurate recipe on how to use butter for nice piecrusts."
Firm and tart--its lemony acidity stands up well to rich piecrusts and crisps; also makes a good sorbet (see recipe, page 92).
Yield: 6 appetizer servings CRAWFISH PIE 1/4 cup vegetable oil cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup minced green bell pepper 1/3 cup minced onion 1/4 cup minced celery 1 1/2 cup heavy cream SEASONING MIX: 1-teaspoon salt 1-teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon gumbo file 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/8 teaspoon dried sweet basil 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 3/4 cup chopped green onion 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 1/2 pounds peeled crayfish tails 1 baked piecrust Baked piecrusts strips (left-over pie crust dough) In a heavy 1-quart saucepan, heat the vegetable oil until it begins to smoke, about 2 minutes.
Our cow is a Jersey and is the source of our delicious, naturally rich, colored butter, that is high in Omega-3; of which we eat a lot on our homemade wheat bread, and I use it for all my baking and cooking, except piecrusts. I haven't found an accurate recipe yet on how to use butter for nice piecrusts, so I use lard for those.
Charleston was the scene of lavish dinner parties, but piecrusts fell flat because of humidity.
We do have occasional sweets around here, and our best recipes are whole grain, such as bars, piecrusts and cookies.
Rice flours can be used for creating savory pancakes; as a dusting powder; for cookies, piecrusts, or muffins; or to thicken soups, stews, or gravies.