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Pumpkin Pie

I mentioned in the post that the Ricetta Maiorchino I made the other night was on the dry side. It was fine a few hours after coming out of the oven, but yesterday morning, it was Gobi Desert Dry. It still had a good flavor, but it was seriously suck-the-mois...

Chocolate and Sour Cherry Torta

Easter treat that deserved a post of its own! Crust 1¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt ½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces plus more for greasing pan Filling 3 large ...

Sour Cream Apple Pie, Revisited

Friends came to visit and brought us some apples. That means making something with apples, since me...

Strawberry Pie

It’s not often that produce makes me stop in my tracks, nowadays. In a former life, I was a s...

Strawberry Pie

Strawberries have been looking good. It seems to be kinda early in the season, for me, but… ...

Fried Apple Pie

  We have a work party coming up next week and I need to come up with a dessert for the Party ...

Blueberry Peach Pie

I had planned to make a blueberry caramel the other day, based on the raspberry caramel I made last...

Apple Sour Cream Streusel Pie

  Of all the pies I have made in my life, I don’t think I’ve ever made a sour crea...

Apple Pie

I had an apple-craving, yesterday. And while any normal person would just buy an apple and bite int...

Pre-Thanksgiving Cookery

It’s beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving! This is without doubt, my most favorite hol...

Pie Crust

Pie Dough for a double crust: 2 cups flour 1/3 cup cake flour 1/2 lb butter, frozen pinch salt 2 ...

Pumpkin Pie with a Phyllo Crust

I’ve made a lot of things with phyllo dough in the past – but never a custard pie.  I ...

Pumpkin Ricotta Pie

Oh boy!  I think I have just created my newest most favorite pumpkin pie!  It came about becaus...

Peach Pie

Victor just called this the best pie I have ever made.  I don’t know if I would go that far,...