Pumpkin Pie – No Cans Allowed

I’ve always loved pumpkin pie but been slightly disgusted by the canned pumpkin and evaporated milk that every pumpkin pie recipe seems to require. One day I’d had enough and decided to engineer my very own all-scratch recipe for pumpkin pie, and then I decided to share it with you. Yield: 1 Pie, using 9″ […]

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Classic Pie Crust Recipe – No Shortening Allowed

  Umm…wow. Brandied Apple Rosette pie with candied nuts, cheesecake base and salted caramel. Click for the recipe! Want to see how it’s done? Watch episode 76 and follow along as I start to demo the nectarine hand pies. The recipe is a little different, but the technique is similar. If you’ve never made pie […]

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Patriotic Fruit Tart Recipe — In Pictures

Welcome! Rather than bore you to pieces with my typical verbose writing, enjoy this picture-centric fruit tart recipe that walks you through how to make your own patriotic fruit treat. If you like this approach, I’d love to hear from you! Happy 4th of July!

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Apple Rosette Pie Recipe

Brandied Apple Rosette Pie Recipe

Warning:  You are about to read a ridiculous apple pie recipe! It involves salted caramel, cheesecake, brandied apples, candied nuts and of course, flaki-licious pie crust. As if the flavors were not enough, this pie is also a stunning beauty that will no doubt steal the show. This apple rosette pie recipe was to be […]

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Butterscotch pie recipe

Butterscotch Pie Recipe

This lovely butterscotch pie recipe is delicious anytime of year! Not to mention it is a charming partner to pumpkin and apple pies during the holidays. Cream pies are a unique and fairly easy class of pies to make, with options ranging from coconut cream to chocolate cream to butterscotch and beyond. Once you’ve tried […]

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Mini Apple Galette Tart Recipe A'la Mode

Mini Apple Galette Recipe

Mini Apple Galette Recipe: A consolation for the early autumn The rain has certainly returned with no apologies. Whatever. Fine. We’ll adapt because that’s what we do here in Cascadia. Fortunately, there are consolation prizes for all this precipitation.Time to break out the flour, butter, and sugar and bake up a storm because nothing warms […]

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Hot Kitchen Rustic Nectarine Tart Recipe Demonstration

#76 Nectarine Hand Pie Recipe + Rustic Nectarine Tart

This cute little heart shaped hand pie recipe is from episode #76. Hand pies are finger friendly, miniature sized pies.  When it comes to date night, I always advocate for little, cute, finger friendly desserts that are as cute to look at as they are tasty.  Sure sometimes I’ll make a full sized cake or […]

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