Happy Pi Day! Today is actually an epic Pi Day because it’s 3.14.15. and the first 5 numbers of pi are 3.1415. In celebration of this wonderfully nerdy day (yes, I think being nerd is a huge positive – yay for us nerds!) I’ve made these Blood Orange Pies.
There’s something about pastry that I love. Don’t get me wrong, I’m an equal opportunity baker – cakes, pies, cookies, they’re all pretty awesome. But it’s that flaky, buttery, crisp exterior and the soft, not-too-sweet interior that makes pastry so special. So today I’m sharing my Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake Rings as one of many…
It’s always in the middle of winter when my husband and I question where we live. We love our neighborhood, our town, the school, and our friends, but the weather is the lone culprit. And this week we were nailed. We’ve had two blizzards. The kids have had a total of 4 days off from…
In terms of food, for me, Thanksgiving isn’t about the turkey. It’s not about the stuffing or the sweet potatoes. It’s all about the pie. I can never narrow the varieties down to a reasonable number. I always want apple, pecan, pumpkin, plus a wildcard (This year it may be chocolate or banana cream).
My family loves pie. Actually, my family loves crust. The filling, apple, blueberry, cherry, pecan, pumpkin…it’s all secondary to the flaky, buttery, crisp dough that surrounds it.
I have a serious love affair with apple desserts – caramel apples, apple doughnuts, apple turnovers, and of course the beloved apple pie. Don’t tell anyone, but I’ve made three apple pies in the last ten days. Yup. Three.
I love fall. It’s my favorite season for many reasons. Primarily, I love running in fall weather. It’s not too hot, and it’s not too cold. Plus, I love my cooler weather running gear. It’s full of colorful layers and frilly, light running jackets. And then there’s my regular, non-running wardrobe for the fall. It’s…
These cinnamon and cardamom coffee cakes are flaky, buttery, rich treats with a sugary crunch. The technique for making these intricate looking pastries is simple and straightforward, and they make a delicious and stunning addition to any brunch, tea, or dessert table!
In celebration of Pi Day on 3/14, these cherry and dark chocolate hand pies are the perfect balance of tart cherries and dark, rich chocolate. Fold them into a crisp, buttery crust, and it’s a delicious hand-held treat!
These hand-held pies are the perfect ratio of flaky, crisp pastry and tart, sweet apple-cranberry filling.