Meyer Lemon Chevre Cream Pie for #SixteenCheesecakes

This pie is worthy of more than a graham cracker crust so try it with a ginger snap crust. This pie is also worthy of helping in an anniversary celebration #SixteenCheesecakes . . . → Read More: Meyer Lemon Chevre Cream Pie for #SixteenCheesecakes

Mom’s Pecan Pie

As I continue to revisit our Thanksgiving holiday recipes, take note of this pie. It could certainly find a home on your upcoming holiday table. . . . → Read More: Mom’s Pecan Pie

Lemon Pecan Tart

A delicious recipe that might make the cut for your holiday feast: pecans and lemons on a shortbread crust. . . . → Read More: Lemon Pecan Tart

Five Spice Apple Pie

As a continuation from my fabulous birthday trip, we stopped on our way home at Louisburg Orchard and Cider Mill.  We had previously purchased some Arkansas Black apples at the City Market in KC, but we wanted more.   We found cheap Jonathan apples at the orchard’s shop.

What do you do when you buy . . . → Read More: Five Spice Apple Pie

Cooking with Jacques…

…or how Pépin figures into our cultural literacy and popular culture. (Plus a bonus apple tart recipe.) . . . → Read More: Cooking with Jacques…

Vanilla Cherry Pie with Almond Crumb Topping

A little booze-infused pie for your next cookout. . . . → Read More: Vanilla Cherry Pie with Almond Crumb Topping

Nutella Pie Instead of Birthday Cake

Mom requested a Pineapple Upside Down Cake, but The Hubs talked her into another Nutella Pie. . . . → Read More: Nutella Pie Instead of Birthday Cake

Stone Fruit pie

In trying to use up the remainder of the peaches and nectarines,  I decided to make a mixed pie adding both white and yellow peaches with nectarines.  The results:   one delicious ugly a** pie.

I cannot make pie crusts to save my soul.   It is quite obvious.

One ugly a** pie and one not . . . → Read More: Stone Fruit pie

Happy Holiday Recipe Club—It’s Cinco de Mayo!

I’m tacking on another celebration to Cinco de Mayo—our faux anniversary! Help us celebrate with a Dulce de Leche Apple Pie. . . . → Read More: Happy Holiday Recipe Club—It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Makin’ jam with mom and bakin’ away the rain

It rained all week during Spring Break. What to do? Bake and make jam! . . . → Read More: Makin’ jam with mom and bakin’ away the rain

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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