Friday, December 3, 2010

Pink Saturday!


Happy Pink Saturday everyone!  The recipe I'm sharing today is for baklava.  It was a tradition to always have baklava at our family gatherings.  My grandmother used to make her own dough and if any of you have ever worked with phyllo dough you know how much work that must have been.  I taught myself how to make it about two years ago.  I cheated and bought already made phyllo dough.  The first few times you make it I will admit it's a bit of a challenge.  Once you learn the little tricks it's not hard and it's worth it because it's so yummy!  The most important thing to remember is to not answer the phone or the door!  You have to keep working or the dough will crumble!  Remember no interruptions and you will do just fine!  

Click on the pictures to enlarge the recipe.

Happy Baking!

Thank you to Beverly for hosting our fun Pink Saturday each week.

19 comments:

  1. The baklava looks divine! I could just eat it right through the screen! I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back. Enjoying your pretty blog.
    Happy PS!
    tammy@www.beatricebanks.blogspot.com

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  2. This looks fabulous! Wish I had some now:@)

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  3. Mmm, yum! Looks wonderful, Denise! Happy Pink Saturday and have a wonderful weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  4. Oh, Denise, you teacup, creamer & service tray are over the moon gorgeous.

    Merry Christmas ~
    Have a beautiful weekend ~
    TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

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  5. Denise, I also love baklava, my mother used to bring it home from work when I was little, yum, yum, I might have to try your recipe. I love following your blog. I love your little vignettes with the teacups and also your decorating, your house is divine! Have a good weekend.

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  6. Happy Pink Saturday Denise Sweetie...
    Love, love the teacup, creamer and your tray. How beautiful and rose detailed they are. So beautiful.

    Your baklava looks scrumptous. So flaky and smells delicious. Love that cinnamon and clove smell. Oh how Christmas spirited this recipe is.

    Thanks for the wonderful share sweetie. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

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  7. Oh my goodness!! My husband has just been telling me I need to find him a baklava recipe! This looks so good!!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend!
    -April

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  8. This looks fabulous, and so yummy.... I love the gorgeous little cup and saucer!!!
    Happy Pink Saturday~~ Daphne

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  9. Love it!!! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  10. Hi Denise, that looks so yummy..probably far beyond my cooking ability!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Barb

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  11. Hi! Thanks for sharing your yummy yam recipe!!!

    Happy pink saturday!

    xoxo

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  12. HELLO DENISE,

    I HAVE HAD THESE BEFORE AND THEY ARE DELICIOUS, MY OLDEST SON HIS BEST FRIENDS MOM, MAKES THEM AND ALWAYS SENDS ME SOME :) AHHHH SOOOOO YUMMY!!
    I LOVE YOUR TRAY PEEKING THROUGH THAT'S ONE OF JULIE'S!! I LOVE HER ITEMS TOO :)

    XOX~MARI

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  13. Hello sweet friend! Looks so yummy and your teacup is deelish! Happy Pink Saturday!
    Hugs,
    Olivia

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  14. That recipe sounds so good and I love your photos. Happy Pink Saturday.

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  15. Baklava is soooo yummy! Have always had them from a bakery. Thanks for stopping by today...hope you are having a great weekend!

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  16. ooh, I love the teacup and saucer in the top picture! Very sweet!
    So sorry that I’m late visiting! Had to work. Hope you had a great PS!

    ♥´¨)
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    (¸.•´ (¸.•´♥ Lori Lynn ♥

    PS: I'm having a Holiday giveaway!!
    http://lorilynnscottage.blogspot.com/2010/11/holiday-happiness-giveaway.html

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  17. Hi Denise,

    I love baklava. I've never made it though. The idea of making Phyllo from scratch makes me want to run and scream. LOL That's what I call a labor of love for sure. ♥

    Have a wonderful {pink} day,
    Stephanie ♥

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  18. Hi Denise
    I love Baklava. When I was a teenager and on my own, I found a place called the Astoria bakery on Bloor St. in Toronto. It was owned by a Greek family. They had the most divine Bakalava I have ever eaten. Your post brings back lovely memories. Thank you and have a very Merry Pink Christmas.

    Kim
    http://kim-lettersfromtheshore.blogspot.com

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