Each year we harvest a lot of fruit from our backyard orchard. Each year, I make a lot of jams and jellies. Each year I realize we don’t eat a lot of it. Hmmmm…Continue reading Pasta Flora (Greek Jam Tart)
Old Fashioned Apple Pie
Unlike pumpkin pie, which is usually relegated exclusively to the Thanksgiving meal, apple pie gets to sashay its way all throughout autumn and winter. Good, because I like to eat it and it’s easy to prepare!
Classic Cherry Pie
I planted a very specific variety of cherry tree just so I could make two things: a Greek cherry brandy, and honest-to-goodness old fashioned cherry pie. I guess I’m a serious do-it-yourselfer.
Good Ol’ Pumpkin Pie
There are a whole lot of pumpkin pie recipes out there, and as far as I’m concerned, most of them are kind of just meh. Overly sweet, weirdly smooth, and lacking any flavor other than cinnamon, that’s not much of a recommendation.Continue reading Good Ol’ Pumpkin Pie
Apple-Spice Minced Pie
I never realized how much my mom likes… no, loves this pie until a few years ago when I didn’t make it for one of our holiday dinners. I haven’t heard the end of it since.
Perfect Pie Dough
Don’t be fooled by those beautiful pictures of artfully created pies on Pinterest. They are FAKE!!! Have you ever noticed that they never show them after they are baked?