Category Archives: Pie

Round Pie in a Square Pan

Am I stuck lately? Sure. Stuck on pie. Stuck on my two rewrites. In an uncomfortable rut in my life? Unable to cobble together enough to pay my mortgage? All of the above. I have been revising my Middle Grade … Continue reading

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Pie Academy: Part 2 (Don’t Fear the Crust)

Now that I’ve gotten past Chanukah-giving trauma — and have many more successful pies under my belt, both literally and figuratively — I’m ready to spill. And split my pants. My fellow blogger Chicago John reminded me the importance of … Continue reading

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Pie

Last year at this time I promised I would get really good at making pie and then pass along my wisdom. Bad news.  I didn’t make that much pie. I did make enough so that I don’t feel nervous any … Continue reading

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(Leftover) Turkey Pot Pie is a Snap

Don’t judge. The turkey may be (just) over a week old but it was so pickled in Marsala wine (I used the remainder of the bottle I bought to make vegan gravy!) that it was still moist and tasty today. … Continue reading

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Bisquick Quick Apple Tart

Here’s a crazy easy recipe that gets rid of my old apples and my overripe Meyer lemons at the same time. Plus, I was curious about making crust with Bisquick, now that I’m on a pie kick. I adapted Ina … Continue reading

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Pie Academy Part 1: Just in time for Turkey Day

Every year, my Mom makes a couple of pies for Thanksgiving and laments that the crust looks ragged — claiming that she could do better, if only she made pie more than once a year. Up until this year, I … Continue reading

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Mini Vegan Cherry Tarts (Take Deux)

I had some complaints (comments?) from people who tasted my cherry tarts last time because I failed to elaborate on the crust. That was because I wasn’t happy with the crust. Although in awe of the baker whose blog I … Continue reading

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