strawberry pie

Jun 6, 2013 by

well, holy cow, blog, it has been a good long while!  things have been a tad bit busy around here… the most wonderful, exhausting and rewarding kind of busy.  meet ben! beautiful baby, you’re sweeter than strawberry pie! every day is a deeper shade of blue, when i’m with you. 🙂 i’m pretty sure that ben beats this strawberry pie, but it is pretty darn tasty.  give it a try this summer! source: my mom crust: i used the french crust, used in the chocolate mousse pie. i’m a bigger fan of my mom’s crust with this pie.  her recipe is as follows: 1 1/2 c flour 2 tbsp sugar pinch salt 1/2 c oil 2 tbsp milk mix together dry ingredients.  stir in oil and milk.  press in pie dish and bake at 350º...

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s’mores pie

Sep 22, 2011 by

ok, i’m taking a break from catching up on old recipes.  you need to make this delicious dessert before summer is officially gone tomorrow!  it’s a dark chocolate ganache pie, topped with marshmallows.  stick with the dark chocolate, it balances out the sweetness. it is also important to know that a little bit of this pie goes a long ways.  take it to a cook-out or potluck and make friends!  it’s very easy, delicious and dangerous! source: smittenkitchen.com crust: 5 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 10 graham crackers, crushed 2 tbsp sugar 1/8 salt chocolate ganache filling: 7 oz. bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped (i used 60% cacao ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate) 1 c heavy cream 1 large egg marshmallow topping: 1 13 oz. jar of jet-puffed marshmallow cream (i included mini-marshmallows in the picture, but the...

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coconut key lime pie

Sep 11, 2011 by

wow.  what a whirlwind we’ve been through since may.  we packed up everything and moved across the country.  (when i say across, i really do mean it!  hello, pacific northwest!) it is nice to finally be settled and back into the “groove” of things.  and by groove, i mean my ocd self is happy and content to know where everything in the house is again. i’ll be playing catch-up on my blog for the next few weeks, so i hope you enjoy the backlog of the recipes that i have created over the past few months!  fall is on the way, and i’m eager to make soups and lots of apple-based dishes.  so let’s get going on these spring and summer recipes to make way for fall! i have a go-to key lime pie...

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