Humble Pie

The last time I wrote about pie, I was ridiculously proud of myself for achieving the perfect crust of my dream. I really thought I nailed it at last. Alas, my latest pie excursion was so humbling that I can only say I have a long way to go before calling myself an accomplished pie baker....more

March 2nd: National Banana Cream Pie Day: ...more

Citron Gras Pie

Analogous to just about everything else in 2012 so far, this lemon pie took two tries, two different recipes and an effort for me to repress my creativity so the chemistry would have room to do its thi...more

Avocado Fest and Recipe Contest Results

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Nutella Banoffee Cream Pie

When it comes to Nutella-inspired dessert, restraint is the last thing on my mind. My contribution to last year’s Nutella Day was fun and whimsical in the form of icebox cake and buckeyes. This year, I want a rich and totally over-the-top cream pie. I took inspiration from the ever popular Nutella and banana crepe....more
Nutella+banana+caramel+cream cheese= <3 MT @BlogHerFood This inventive pie gets its ...more

Hello, Delicious: Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie

  I’m an admitted picky pie person. Fruit pies just aren’t my thing, much to my husband’s chagrin.  I’m not saying I don’t like fruit desserts, that’s not it at all!  I love a good crisp, cobbler or shortcake.  I’m just not into fruit pies.  I’ll take one for the team and bake one up a couple of times a year, and I may even enjoy it (see my Salted Caramel Apple Pie post here), but my fruit pie baking days are few and far between. ...more
Bananas and chocolate...Yummy!more

I CAN cook! I really can! :) Happy Thanksgiving from my kitchen to yours.....

 Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. And a wonderful relaxing weekend. ~JB  "Farm Is Where the Heart Is"...more
Can I have a slice?more

It's All About the Pie

Let me be clear.  Cooking is not my passion.  Nor is it my calling.  There were times in my life when it was my nemesis.  It may have started when I attempted to bake my first cake.  I was ten.  It was a cake from a Jiffy box.  Something went terribly wrong.  It didn’t rise and resembled a very large pancake.  A few years later, my mother (a working mom) tried to find easy dinner solutions that we could get started before she got home.  This was wonderfully timed with the introduction of “Hamburger Helper.”  All you needed to do is brow...more

NaBloPoMo Day 24: Happy Thanksgiving!

 I don't care what the experts tell you—writers need a day off once in awhile. So my only nudge today is to have a wonderful Thanksgiving!...more
Now I'm just hungry for pie! Happy Thanksgiving!more

Coconut Cream Pie Of Splendor

PIE! We all have our favorites: apple, lemon meringue, cherry, pies of cream, pies of fruit. Pie charts. Darren Aronofsky’s Pi. You name it. PIE. This Coconut Cream Pie Of Splendor is as fresh-tasting as it is decadent. It’s the perfect pie for sitting in a patio in the summertime with an ice-cold lemonade by your side. Oh sweet, delicious pie....more