Ricotta Pie

A savory ricotta “pie” with eggs, sour cream and parmesan cheese topped with roasted Roma tomatoes.

Calling this a pie is kind of deceptive. It’s more casserole than pie. There’s no crust. And it’s not sweet – the first thing I think when I hear the word pie…. 

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie

Cream Cheese Blueberry Pie

Blueberry cream cheese pie is an unforgettable combination of cheesecake and blueberry pie.

Wild Maine blueberries top a layer of sweetened cream cheese and sour cream over a flaky, butter crust. Lemon spikes the entire pie beginning with the zest in the cream cheese and ending with the juice-tossed blueberries…. 

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Peanut Butter Cup Pie

You don’t have to be a hardcore peanut butter cup fanatic like me to enjoy this extremely decadent pie. It does help but as my family gently reminded me a sincere love is not required.

(What? My peanut-butter-cup-loving-mind automatically assumes everyone feels the same way. Like it’s a fact of life you can’t avoid. Must love peanut butter cups.)

With somewhat low expectations stemming from the fact they don’t share the same passion as I, they were in for a delightful surprise. Although that may be putting it mildly because I caught them eating pie at all hours of the day and night including right before dinner…. 

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Tomato Cheddar Pie

One of my yearly traditions is to bake a savory tomato pie. Being that it’s a little on the heavy side I try to time it right so the weather isn’t sweltering hot. Right now is the perfect time.  The days have grown noticeably shorter, the nights are tinged with a slight chill and an abundance of fresh, juicy tomatoes can be found both in the markets and in my garden…. 

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie


I inwardly cringe every time I see a recipe for a baked strawberry dessert. Being that strawberry season is in session, that can add up to a lot of cringing.

While my fellow bloggers are raving over their strawberry desserts, I’m screaming like a banshee and throwing my dessert plate…. 

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