Berry Crisp

Which is better, a berry pie or a berry crisp? My parents came over for dinner on Saturday and I wanted to make a lovely summer dessert.  I could have made blueberry or triple berry pie , because pies are yummy, but I wanted something easier and quicker.  That’s where this berry crisp came in. This crisp is all that you would expect in great crisp.  It has a crispy, sugary, buttery coating on top of a boat load of yummy fruit.  I used an assortment of berries today because they’re in season (i.e. cheap and delicious).  You can use …

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Homemade Blueberry Pie

Every dessert table at a BBQ deserves a pie (or 2 or 3). I thought I’d make a blueberry pie for our family BBQ over the weekend because it is appropriately colored to match the red, white and blue theme for the Independence Day holiday.  I don’t always go out of my way to be matchy-matchy with a holiday, but I knew that I wanted to make something easy and I knew that I wanted it be pie so the decision sort of presented itself.  Plus, blueberries are in season so that was the icing on the cake, er, pie. …

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Triple Layer Chocolate Pie

Guys, this pie is everything! This is probably the wrong time of the year to share a no-bake pie with you.  You know, because everyone wants those kinds of recipes in the summer time to avoid turning on the oven.  But think of it this way… if you make this pie now then you can use the oven time for all the other foods on your list, like cookies.  I’m always thinking.  😉 So first and foremost, this pie is ridiculously delicious.  I’m kind of obsessed with it because it’s so tasty. It’s hard to go wrong with chocolate and …

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Triple Berry Pie

Mmm pie.  Do I start all my post about pie that way?  I don’t remember. I have mixed emotions about pies.  I love, love, love to eat them, so let’s set that straight.  However, I’m not necessarily a fan of making them because it’s a bit of a process for me. Did I cut the fruit the right size?  Do I have too much fruit?  Do I have too little fruit?  Did I roll the crust the right size to fit the pan?  Is the pie done cooking?  How about now?  Am I taking it out too early?  Did the filling thicken …

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Chocolate Pie

Is there anything better than a chocolate pie?  Well, maybe, but I don’t imagine much.  😉 This dreamy deal is everything you’d ever want in a chocolate pie.  The filling is smooth and chocolaty and the crust is flaky and delicious.  Yup, this is one of the most awesome things that I’ve ever made so far. I made this pie twice last month.  I wish that I could say it was done on purpose.  Twas’ the night before Christmas and I wanted to bring pie to my mother-in-law’s for dessert.  I diligently made it the day before so that it …

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