If you’re not quite ready to give up summery ice cream desserts but are heartily welcoming fall flavors, here’s a pie to help you make the transition. I made the pie late this afternoon and served it for dessert this evening. We loved it! It’s a basic graham cracker crust filled with a pumpkin pie [...]
Published on October 18, 2012
Delta Airlines made the Biscoff cookies famous; or at least in my mind. I remember flying somewhere on Delta and being served this really good cookie. At the time, I wasn’t as obsessed with cookies and forgot the name, but luckily others were more astute and I began to see the name “Biscoff” referenced as [...]
Published on October 28, 2011
Thanks to James at Cook Like James, I’ve found what just may be my new favorite pumpkin pie. It’s spicy, creamy, has a shiny top, and vibrant pumpkin flavor enhanced by hints of candied yams and spices — specifically, fresh ginger and cinnamon. If you’re looking for the ultimate pumpkin pie, this one’s worth a try.
Published on November 11, 2010
Yesterday I made two pies for a school event — one was pecan and the other was sweet potato. The pies were to be turned in today, but I had a meeting with a flooring guy and couldn’t drop them off myself. Todd had to do it for me, which means I don’t know if [...]
Published on November 18, 2009
If you like the idea of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving but would rather eat cheesecake, here’s the perfect holiday pie. I found the original recipe last night and had everything on hand except pecan cookies which were part of the pie’s crust. So for my too-lazy-to-go-to-the-store version, I used a traditional homemade pastry crust and [...]
Published on November 11, 2009
Oh no. I’m becoming obsessed with sweet potato pie. Argh. Here’s one that caught my eye this morning. It’s spiked with whiskey. I wonder if the filling would work in bars?
Published on December 2, 2008
Happy Day Before Thanksgiving! Todd went to work, so Fuzz and I stayed home and finished chores, one of which was to make the pumpkin pie with condensed milk. We took the pie out of the oven right as the housekeepers arrived. They said it was “muy bonita”. Speaking of which, here’s Fuzz with the [...]
Published on November 26, 2008
Last night at dinner Todd told me one of the guests was bringing sweet potato casserole. My first thought was “What am I going to do with the 5 pounds of sweet potatoes I bought?” and my second was “Hallelujah!” Thanksgiving Day’s cooking schedule just got a little less hectic. Since I’m in that …
Published on November 25, 2008