Being banana cream pie is made of only three things: crust, pastry cream and fresh bananas, they all need to be the very best they can possibly be when they come together.
Mama Bear made pies. Three little pies for three little bears. Mama Bear, Papa Bear and Baby Bear (that’s me!). They weren’t anything fancy. But they didn’t need to be with the first of the season’s farm fresh local apples nestled inside the tender, flaky, homemade pastry crust. The honest flavor of the apples, tart and sweet, made them special enough. And the love, that… [Read more]
A delectable dessert recipe using fresh, juicy peaches over a gingersnap crust with a sweet crumble topping. The addition of crystalized ginger heightens the flavors and gives it a little zing. I’ve been dreaming of lusting after this pie for weeks now. I had it all worked out in my head, borrowing components from some of my favorite desserts. The cookie crust from a cheesecake,… [Read more]
A recipe for a savory deep-dish pie packed with all the Tex-Mex flavors I love. The filling is made of black beans, fresh corn, tomatoes, green chiles and sour cream to hold it all together. The filling is then layered just like a lasagna between flour tortillas in a deep-sided pie or cake pan and baked. It’s served with your favorite fixin’s like avocado, black… [Read more]
Look what I made for you: Pie! But not just any pie! Pumpkin Mousse Pie: With an Oat Streusel topping: But before I tell you more about the pie I first have to tell you about the King Arthur Pie Crust and Tart demo I went to and what prompted me to go. It was all because of this: Ugly Pie!! Is that not the… [Read more]