A New Rolling Pin

One of the gifts under the tree for me was this beautiful handmade rolling pin. Travis’ grandpa made it for me and I love it. It is incredibly smooth and I love love love that he made it himself from a tree in their old yard. He made one for each of his granddaughters and I’m not positive how many that is, but it’s a lot.

It never ceases to amaze me how much I treasure the gifts I receive that are handmade. They just mean so much more than something mass produced and not at all unique.

7 thoughts on “A New Rolling Pin

  1. Shelly

    I haven’t used mine yet, but I can’t wait. I plan on using it for pizza dough this weekend. Kara, how is that dough from PW? I like my pizza dough recipe so much I’m hesitant to try it, but it couldn’t hurt!

    I don’t know if he made it for just grandaughters, or wives of grandsons too, but just grandaughters alone is 12!

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  2. Kara

    The dough was good. The instructions were to divide it in half and roll it out really thin and it was definitely a thin crust compared to what I’m used to. But Kelly and I both enjoyed it. Next time I might just leave it as one so that is a thicker crust.

    Hilda, you’ve made it right? Is it thin for you too or did mine not rise as much? I don’t have a mixer so i have to do it by hand so i never know.

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  3. Hilda Siemens

    I kinda like that crust thin so I don’t mind it but it’s definately getting pretty close to not being able to do two pizzas with it. If I were to make 3 pizzas I would double it but use it all, I think that would be perfect!

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