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Ritz Cracker Pie

by on June 27, 2009 · 16 comments


One of my mom’s favorite pies which definitely falls into the “better than the sum of its parts” category is Luby’s “Butternut Brownie Pie” which has nothing to do with brownies at all. It’s a pie made with baked egg whites, graham crackers and lots of nuts and it’s delicious. I like it so much […]


Published on June 27, 2009
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Grapefruit Coconut Angel Pie Picture

by on February 25, 2008 · 1 comment

Grapefruit Coconut Angel Pie

Here’s the Grapefruit and Coconut Angel Pie from last night. The picture’s not that great because I took it rather hastily during an Academy Awards commercial break. And how about those Oscars, eh? I was happy with all the winners, even though a lot few of them weren’t on my picks list. This year, I’m going to […]

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Published on February 25, 2008
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Chiffon Pie

Today’s recipe has been endorsed by the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen! Well, sort of. I entered this into BHG’s monthly contest (Theme: Chocolate Syrup). It didn’t win and it didn’t get published, but it made their honor role. They sent me a framed certificate and a stack of hole-punched recipe pages designed to […]


Published on January 30, 2008
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Millionaire Pie

by on August 9, 2007 · 14 comments

Millionaire Pie

Todd and I are really into the show Top Chef, so as I made this pie today, I pretended I was making it for the judges. In my mind, I have a script of what I think Tom, Padma and maybe Ted Allen would say. But suddenly, I interrupt the script and say “Stop! Don’t […]


Published on August 9, 2007
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Cherry Cheesecake Pie

by on May 28, 2007 · 1 comment

Pie photo to come.  For now, here's a cute corgi pup.

An old fallback recipe. You can’t go wrong with this one. Cherry Cheesecake Pie Crust: 8 tablespoons butter, softened 2 tablespoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup flour Filling: 15 oz canned sour cherries 1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoons flour a few drops red food coloring Topping: 6 oz softened cream cheese 1 egg 1/3 […]

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Published on May 28, 2007
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Pink Grapefruit Pie

by on August 17, 2005 · 5 comments

Pink Grapefruit Pie

This recipe may sound kind of strange to anyone outside of South Texas, but it’s an old favorite during Ruby Red season. Pink Grapefruit Pie   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 18 …


Published on August 17, 2005