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You can get anything on 9th Street!
Every year I miss it, until I see pies all over the internet and then I think, “Dang – it’s Pi Day!” This year, I noted it in my datebook, along with my eye appointment, grocery list, and Albert Einstein’s … Continue reading
It’s that time of year, pie time!
It’s that time of year again, when I’m lucky enough to find rhubarb on 9th Street, and all is right with the world. This is my favorite pie!
One of the best things about summer are the fruits to make pies with. I love peach pie, and the addition of blueberries, makes it even better!
Summer has arrived, it’s starting to get warm and muggy. I wanted to make a no-bake pie for our holiday cookout, and I enlisted help from Lloyd. This fresh strawberry pie, is chilled, refreshing, and perfection with the addition of … Continue reading
Chocolate cream pie is a diner classic, and was the decadent finish to our Easter dinner. It’s also very easy to make, a pre-baked crust, chocolate filling made on top of the stove, topped with sweetened whipped cream. Of course, … Continue reading
I wanted to make dessert for Valentine’s Day dinner last night. Being short on time, I skipped the traditional pie crust for a store bought graham cracker crust, and frozen whipped topping instead of whipping heavy cream. Despite the shortcuts, … Continue reading
Summer is coming to an end, and I had to make one last peach pie, this one with enormous blackberries I found in the market on Saturday. As much as I look forward to cooler days, I will miss the fabulous corn, … Continue reading
Last year was a bad one for peaches in these parts, something about a rainy spring. In an attempt to make up for lost time, I made this pie for my friend Dan Love – world traveler, photographer extraordinaire, baseball … Continue reading
A chess pie is a single crust custard pie made with the addition of cornmeal. It is said to have originated in England and these pies were popular in New England as well as the South. Additions to the basic pie … Continue reading
It’s September, and I couldn’t resist squeezing one more fruit pie on here before we bid summer adieu. The temperatures were in the 90s last week – it certainly didn’t feel like fall. However, the berries and peaches in the market are still glorious, and now … Continue reading
I love making pies, and the great thing about summer is that there’s an endless supply of fruit to make them with. These peaches had been sitting on my kitchen table for a week waiting to get ripe, and finally … Continue reading
This pear pie was my favorite of the three I baked for Thanksgiving. Ripe pears thinly sliced, fanned into a pie shell, drizzled with cream, and sprinkled with sugar.