Monthly Archives: November 2010

Caramel Apple Pie

Pievember, the Last. And so, 48 sticks of butter and twenty pounds of flour later, we have reached the end. Of the many things I learned this month, two things stand out. One, You can get pretty good at crust … Continue reading

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Crumble Top Rhubarb Strawberry

Rhubarb has been used for centuries in Chinese herbalism to promote digestive balance. The first recorded use of rhubarb was in late 1700’s England. It finally made its way to the US in the 1820’s and, despite the raw appearance … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Pie

What’s a guy to do when faced with a hankering for chicken noodle soup, but has packed all of his spoons away until Soupruary? Chicken Noodle Pie, of course. Comfort food squared, my friends. RECIPE Crust Double 3-2-1 plus one … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pecan Pie

For me, the rich, mellow, nutty pecan is the star of this show, but you chocolate fans may disagree. Either way, this easy to make pie is a winner. Chatting with a former student today, I asked his to reccommend … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Bog Pie

Tart cranberry puree lurking beneath a sweet, creamy buttermilk custard. I could go on, but I think I’ll just have another piece instead. I may have a new favorite. RECIPE Crust 3-2-1 Single Shell Bottom 1 c Cranberries 1/4 c … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lime Pie

Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb, Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum In the cavernous pail of the first one to come! And all ripe together, not some of them green And some of them … Continue reading

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Banoffee Pie

Pievember, the 11th. With ten days down, I thought I’d make today an easy one. Graham cracker crust, no bake. It wasn’t until I looked this pie in the eye I learned its preparation could be fatal. Graham crackers, bananas, … Continue reading

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