Red pepper, basil, and goat cheese tart drizzled in honey and sprinkled with salt and pepper. That was for dinner… …and (bien sûr) another apple butter pumpkin pie for dessert, since we polished off the previous, lattice-topped one. I went for some free-form zigzags on this one, like the casual look of it. Also, if […]
Read More Pie-for-dinner, two favorites
Pear pie with an almond cake topping, made for my class’s final project presentations—seven epic hours of critique, booyah. Pie helps us all to get through. Potema the Wolf Queen says that pie helps her to get through her day as well—seven epic hours of sleeping on the couch *yawn*.
Read More Pies of autumn, pear edition
So I went on a baking binge on Sunday, mostly for work but we kept a pumpkin pie for ourselves :d Also, made a lovely savory mushroom pie, another year-round favorite.
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I love these 5″ mini pie plates, in red green and brown. Photo bomb by Potema the Wolf Queen. Posted with Blogsy
Read More For love of mini blueberry pies
This was the pie about halfway through baking: The juice that was creeping out at the halfway mark was just a hint of what was to come! The strawberries were very fresh and very juicy and very delicious :d Mmmmmm, pie… And let's not forget the pastry scraps, especially not when some are in the […]
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That’s goat cheese mixed with a egg and layered at the bottom of the crust after it’ been placed in the tart pan. Then a layer of fresh basil leaves on top of the chèvre. Then many layers of red pepper rings (about 3 peppers’ worth) with some additional crumbled goat cheese interspersed for variety. […]
Read More Red pepper and goat cheese tart
That’s the apple butter pumpkin pie at the bottom, and the pear mincemeat pie on top. The latter was served with homemade hard sauce as well—because really Christmas is just an excuse to put brandy in everything 😀
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Never made a mincemeat pie before. In fact, I don’t think I’ve had mincemeat pie in probably 30 years or more, not since some childhood Christmas vaguely remembered. But as soon as I smelled the mince as it began stewing, a flood of childhood memories came back and I knew that this was precisely what Christmas was […]
Read More Pear mincemeat pie, in progress…
So the apple butter pumpkin pie was a big hit—love the flavor from the apple butter, and using the heavy whipping cream instead of evaporated milk gave it a fluffiness I never got from the traditional Libby’s recipe. Decided to ditch the walnut streusel topping (I really am allergic to nuts, had it confirmed by […]
Read More Apple butter pumpkin pie, Thanksgiving edition