Category: pie

  • Pumpkin chocolate chip cookie pie

    Pumpkin chocolate chip cookie pie

    I’m seriously kicking myself right now because I just tossed the last bit of pumpkin puree I had in my refrigerator because I have zero energy to cook or bake anything right now. And then I found this old blog post I’d been meaning to write up…. Indeed, ’tis the season for my ever-recurring bronchitis…

  • Cherry pie with almond crumble

    Cherry pie with almond crumble

      For me, ┬ánothing says summer more than a fruit pie. Still, in the summer I like to be out and about instead of sweating over the perfect pie crust which is one of the reasons I prefer a crumble to a pie covered with crust. While farmers’ markets in our area often carry amazing…

  • Strawberry-Pistachio Tart

    Strawberry-Pistachio Tart

      My, my, my. It has been a while hasn’t it? Long-time readers of my blog may notice this photo was taken before I got my fancy camera, so that will give some hint of just how long it’s been. And still – still – the colours sing on your screen, don’t they? Just imagine…

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Tarts

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Tarts

      Do you love chocolate chip cookies? Do you love the buttery goodness of a pie? Do you want to whip up something quickly with what you have in your pantry? You’ll want to bookmark this post. I first read about Bakerella’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie, when a friend of mine told me she was…

  • Momofuku Milk Bar’s Crack Pie

    Momofuku Milk Bar’s Crack Pie

    $1>$1>   What can I say about this pie that hasn’t already been said? One bite and you’re hooked. It’ll make an addict out of you. Yadda yadda yadda. Thing is, I made this pie out of sheer curiosity. After attempting to buy a single pie from David Chang’s Momufuku Milk Bar online, for $44US,…

  • Bobby Flay’s pumpkin pie with cinnamon crunch and bourbon-maple whipped cream

    Bobby Flay’s pumpkin pie with cinnamon crunch and bourbon-maple whipped cream

      I have to admit I was wary when making this pie from Bobby Flay’s new book “Throwdown!”, which features recipes from his cooking challenge show on Food Network. For one, whenever he is challenged on his baking skills, he is nervous because he knows baking is not his forte. Second, even he acknowledges taking…

  • Bourbon and orange pecan pie

    Bourbon and orange pecan pie

      I have already made this four times in as many weeks. You’ve heard me whingeing about my lack of time before, so what’s the deal? I tore this recipe out of one of my favourite magazines, “Real Simple.” And sure enough, this recipe is real simple. What’s the secret? Well, as the labour and…