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White Peach Mini Galettes

White Peach Mini Galettes

Summer is for stone fruits. While I love double-crust pies in the Fall and Winter months, summer calls for simplicity. Something a little less heavy that lets the season’s fruits shine through. Summer is the season of galettes.

Galettes are basically free-form pies. You start with a pie or tart crust but instead of …

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Irish Coffee Chocolate Tart for Pi Day: Any Excuse for Pie Will Do!

Irish Coffee Chocolate Tart

I’m sure you’ve seen the “mind blown” meme of a piece of paper with “3.14” written on it and its mirror image: “PIE.” The truth is that any excuse will do to throw a pie party, though perhaps I do need a yearly reminder to put pie on the table since I definitely do not …

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Berry Blue Jello Mousse Pie

berry blue jello mousse pie

As I mentioned yesterday, my co-workers and I threw a party for the Blue Moon on August 31st. The next one won’t be until 2015–we just had to celebrate this rare occasion. It only happens…once in a blue moon, after all. It could also be the fact that we’re always looking for an excuse to …

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Pineapple Coconut Empanadas

pineapple coconut empanadas

Yet again, I waited til the last minute to complete the task. And sadly, it did not come out as expected. Case in point:

Burnt around the edges. Because I did a lousy job sealing the edges. Because it was 9PM on July 31st and I knew I couldn’t blow off this month’s First …

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Strawberry Nutella Mini Pies

Strawberry Nutella Mini Pie

Sometimes, you want a dessert that comes together easily. No muss, no fuss, just bring me to the finish line so I can eat it all up–NOW. Strawberry Nutella Mini Pies are what you’ve been searching for.

Now I’ll admit, I generally stay away from pies. It’s not that they’re especially difficult to make–they’re …

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Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

creamy peanut butter pie

If they serve pie in heaven, I bet this would be the one. And I hope so, too, because then, Mikey could have one more piece of pie, sent up on wings of love.

Today, hundreds of food bloggers are making a pie for Mikey. Food blogger and writer Jennifer Perillo of In Jennie’s …

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Peanut Chocolate Surprise Pie

Peanut Chocolate Surprise Pie

After taking a break yesterday from baking/cooking–cleaning the basement instead and then napping the late afternoon away–it was back to the grind today. Alright, it’s not “the grind,” not at all in the same category of monotonous labor. But I wasn’t feeling all that inspired today and so it was a little more work than …

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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

I have the best of intentions. Really, I do. Over and over again I buy those bags of limes–sometimes even with lemons mixed in–with the highest of hopes for them. That I’ll free them from their rope prisons and set them off onto much more exciting adventures.

Then I forget about them.

 

It’s …

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Fudgy Nutter Pie

The Fudgy Nutter Pie - poet in the pantry

We’re all so tough on ourselves, aren’t we? We hold ourselves up to unrealistic ideals, then feel badly when we fall short of them–even though we’re the only ones who even know about our short-comings. It’s all so ridiculous, isn’t it?

Pie is one area where I am particularly tough on myself. In order …

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Maple Pecan Pie Bars

Maple-Pecan Pie Bars

Did you know that companies can’t make the claim that something is “maple” in Vermont without adhering to certain Vermont laws? This came to light with the McDonald’s debacle with their Fruit and Maple Oatmeal. Per Vermont statute Chapter 32: Maple Products:

§ 493. Labeling container of artificial maple flavored products It shall be unlawful …

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