Paleo Chocolate Silk Pie

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If you had told me 6 months ago that a chocolate dessert that was free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugars could be as decadent as its gluten, dairy, and refined sugar full counterpart, I would have politely nodded and totally not have believed you.  But in the past few months I have taken my preconceived […]

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Savory Strawberry Chèvre Flatbread Pizza Pi(e)

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Today is a special day in my family, for several reasons.  It is Pi Day, or when it comes to my mom’s side of the family, Pi(e) Day.  (My family is very fond of food celebrations, although International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day may be the most popular).  For the mathematicians of the family, it is the […]

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Greg’s Chocolate Cream Pie with Swiss Meringue

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I am super sad to see Pie Week come to a close.  So sad, in fact, that you may just start seeing a pie a month around here.  Plus, we have Pi(e) Day to look forward on March 14th, so all is not lost!  As National Pie Day comes to a close, marking the end […]

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Fuji Nana’s White Chocolate, Orange, & Raspberry Pie

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Happy National Pie Day!  To celebrate today, I thought it would be appropriate to share a recipe from the woman who brought me into this world.  My mom and I made this pie, a White Chocolate, Orange, and Raspberry dream, when we were visiting for Christmas.  I have many memories of watching my mom make […]

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Lemon Icebox Pie

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I’ve been dreaming about lemon icebox pie since my first taste.  In 2003 Mr. Fuji and I ate Thanksgiving dinner with his dad’s in-laws in Jackson, Tennessee.  For dessert I ate a slice of his mother-in-law’s lemon icebox pie, a classic Southern confection made up of a buttery graham cracker crust, a tart, creamy filling […]

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Nancie McDermott’s Apple Pie

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Have you ever said something about someone and it turns out they were standing right behind you while you were saying it? I have.  On the first day of Camp Blogaway in 2012, a friend and I were standing at the networking table, which usually includes promotional materials for bloggers and brands.  There was a […]

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Mama’s Wet Bottom Shoo-Fly Pie from Liz the Chef

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Today, my sweet-as-pie friend Liz, who writes one of my favorite blogs, Liz the Chef, has joined the ranks of the Pie Brigade and is sharing her mom’s recipe for Wet Bottom Shoo-Fly Pie.  Hop on over to her site to find out what flies and wet bottoms have to do with this delicious pie […]

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Mini Honey Pistachio Pies—Happy Pi(e) Day!

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Happy National Pi(e) Day! π, or pi, is an irrational number, which means it continues infinitely without repeating.  However it is approximately equal to 3.14.  Since today is March 14th, or 3.14, it’s Pi Day!  Because pi’s homophone is “pie,” today is also National Pi(e) Day, making pie the logical choice in celebration food.

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Curry Lamb Pot Pie

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  Although temperatures are still very warm here in Southern California, I seem to have autumn on my mind.  I’ve been craving my favorite fall flavors and dishes.  So when Jarlsberg contacted me asking if I’d be willing to dream up a dish that would be suitable for those crazy back-to-school nights where time is […]

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Fudge & Banana Custard Pie

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Fudge & Banana Custard Pie Custard recipe adapted from Cooks.com Makes one 9-inch pie, about 8 — 10 servings For the almond crust: 2/3 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup ground almonds 6 tablespoons butter, softened 1/3 cup powdered milk For the sweetened condensed milk custard: 1 2/3 cups water 3 tablespoons […]

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