Category Archives: Pies

Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

Thanksgiving dinner usually centers around a whole, roasted turkey and the side dishes that accompany the bird. A whole turkey is a great thing to serve when you have a big crowd to feed, but if you have a smaller group, a whole bird can present some problems. First, it is fairly time consuming to make if you only need to serve two or four ... Read More »

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie with Gluten Free Pie Crust

I get lots of requests for gluten free pie recipes around the holidays. Thanksgiving in particular is prime time for pies and it is great to have a gluten free option in your recipe deck to accommodate any family members that might have dietary restrictions. My Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie, baked in a gluten free crust, is just the dessert to please anyone who might ... Read More »

Cherry Cranberry Pie

Cherry Cranberry Pie

Around Thanksgiving, I start to incorporate a lot of cranberries into my baking. While they’re available frozen all year long, they can be found fresh this time of year – and relatively inexpensively, as well. The sweet-tart berries have a flavor that tastes great in everything from homemade cranberry sauce to cranberry muffins, and a bright red color that makes baked goods look unusually festive. ... Read More »

Bourbon Butterscotch Cream Pie

Bourbon Butterscotch Cream Pie

A cream pie is essentially a type of pudding served in a pie crust, usually topped with a whipped cream or meringue topping. They can come in any flavor and there are some really delicious cream pies out there – including Coconut Cream Pie and Chocolate Cream Pie – but they don’t always get the same attention as fruit pies. Cream pies can be amazing, ... Read More »

Individual Pumpkin Pies

Individual Pumpkin Pies

A freshly baked pumpkin pie is one of the most perfect desserts you can slice into during the fall. The sweet flavor of pumpkin, combined with warm spices and brown sugar in a smooth custard is just delicious – especially if you have family and friends to share it with. A pumpkin pie demands to be shared and, as a result, many of us wait ... Read More »

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key lime pie is a fantastic summertime dessert. It’s cool, creamy filling and bright sweet-tart lime flavor is refreshing even on the hottest day. This Key Lime Chiffon Pie is an even better choice. The pie has all the flavor of a traditional key lime pie, but in a form that is even lighter and requires absolutely no baking. Chiffon pies have a mousse-like filling ... Read More »

Easy Coconut Custard Pie

Impossible Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut custard pie was always a favorite in my family, but it was also a pie that we rarely ate because it was deemed difficult to make. It was many years before I ever made a coconut custard pie from scratch and when I did, I found that it was much less difficult than I had been led to believe. It was more likely that ... Read More »

Mint Julep Pie

Mint Julep Buttermilk Pie

Mint Juleps are a cocktail that is a tradition at the Kentucky Derby, which is run at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May every year. The drink is made with bourbon, sugar and mint, and served over ice. It’s strong, yet refreshing – and both of those qualities are what make this drink such a hit at a big, festive springtime event like ... Read More »

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