I‘ve enjoyed apples aplenty this fall, including many from my parents’ apple trees. …
Tiny Pumpkin Pies simplify serving dessert. Deeply spiced smooth pumpkin filling gets extra depth and flavor from caramelized brown sugar as well as molasses.
I‘ve been baking pie for as long as I can remember. I love to make it, and I love to eat it. Apple, blackberry, chocolate cream, butterscotch, peach, pumpkin, you name it — pie is practically perfect. And I only add the “practically” because slicing pie makes me curiously anxious….
A crisp chocolate cookie crust layered with ganache and creamy peanut butter filling make these mini peanut butter pies rich and indulgent.
Few things have stunned me more than my daughter throwing up in the backseat of the car while we raced along the highway. …
Ever since I made a miniature version of my mom’s Grasshopper Pie recipe, I’ve experimented with all kinds of petite tarts and desserts. Eliza asked me to make her favorite of my diminutive experiments — Raspberry Cream Tartlets — to take to school for her birthday….
Pale green minty deliciousness billows up from inside little chocolate cookie crusts. These cupcake-sized grasshopper tartlets make perfect finger food.
We didn’t eat much junk food at my house growing up, but we did indulge in dessert most nights after dinner. Often, we finished our meal with a simple bowl of ice cream, but sometimes my my mom — a master of sweet, indulgent treats — served us something much more exciting….
Crisp chocolate crust, rich, thick ganache, sweet butterscotch pudding, and airy whipped cream come together in this indulgent Butterscotch Cream Pie.
A few weeks ago, Tessa looked in the refrigerator and told us that we had too much food. “We shouldn’t go to the store until we eat all of this,” our nearly-five-year-old declared….
This Lemon-Lime Meringue Pie’s tart lemon-lime filling could really stand alone, but the sweet billowing mass of meringue transforms a simple pie into a festive extravagance.
During a recent kids’ soccer game, my friend Laurie mentioned that she was making a lemon meringue pie for a catering event that evening. Instantly, I began obsessing as I described to her an amazing version that I hadn’t made in years.
These Savory Pumpkin Hand Pies deliver their thyme-laced pumpkin, Gruyere, and leek filling in a tidy, hand-size package that’s almost too cute to eat. Happy Halloween!
Catalogs seem to multiply in my mailbox these days. You know what I’m talking about — that endless supply of glossy pages parading seasonal items like bronze pumpkins vases and decorative metal skulls, not to mention berry-and-pine cone-topiary Christmas trees and reindeer-Santa-and-sleigh stitched throw pillows….