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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Broccoli Quiche

Quiche is always a good idea for brunch.  Am I right or am I right? For one of our hosting gigs last month, I wanted to make my crustless spinach quiche.  I’ve been making that recipe for years and it’s always a winner.  I thought I had spinach at home but I was wrong.  (Ugh, must pay better attention when making the grocery list.)  I didn’t want to spend 30 minutes in the car to make a grocery run (and I didn’t want to ask, I mean beg, my husband to go either) so I did some quick thinking.  I …

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Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, I realize that you’re probably out shopping on this Black Friday.  (Kudos to you if you got up early.  I have a date with my pillow.)  I also know that you may be sick of Thanksgiving foods.  But really, who could ever get tired of pie?!  Not me, yo.  So I declare the day after Thanksgiving to be Pie Friday. For the past two years (aka ever since I started my blog) I’ve wanted to share my mother-in-law’s apple pie recipe with you because it’s the best apple pie I’ve ever had.  I’ve actually been making it since way …

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Giant Blueberry Hand Pie

Is it bad when your laziness is the inspiration for a recipe? My husband has been after me to make my Strawberry Hand Pies again.  The last crumb of those wasn’t even gone and he was already putting in his request.  That made me happy because I knew I had a real winner of a recipe. Here’s the clincher…  Even though the strawberry hand pies are crazy delicious, they are a pain in the butt to make… at least for me.  The steps are actually quite easy, but the perfectionist in me takes it to a whole other level (and not a good one).  …

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