Author Archives: allison

bourbon ginger apple pie

I’m not a fan of loud new year’s resolution proclamations. I think it’s a little bit of my nihilism showing through. That said I do tend to make one every year–even if that one resolution is to not make any resolutions at … Continue reading

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blackberry peach crostata with savory crust

There is something truly wonderful about a thoughtful gift. I am so in awe of gift-givers who can always manage to find that one thing that fills the recipient with so much joy that it renders her speechless and leaves … Continue reading

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cherry almond tart

Shout-out to sous chef Sarah M, a lovely friend with a big heart. If you live in a place where it’s summer and where cherries are in season, and if you also lack the will power to buy a reasonable … Continue reading

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salted caramel apple pie bars

The world was too much this week. The world is too much most weeks, but this week in particular the string of disheartening events has felt particularly unrelenting. It’s hard to think of warm and rosy things to say about … Continue reading

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real simple strawberry pie

Summer is my favorite season because summer means  f r u i t  and lots of it. Strawberries, in particular, are beautiful and delectable and are clearly begging to be baked in a pie. One morning a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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buckwheat apple tart

Guest post today by a dear friend and adventurous baker. By Tim Vollmer I’ve been baking my way through the Tartine No. 3 cookbook, mostly experimenting at home with the natural fermentation breads, but also trying my hand at some … Continue reading

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citrus galette

Ceci n’est pas une pie. Hopefully the patron saint of pie is as accepting and appreciative of diversity as I am and considers galettes to be within the broader family of Pie. Last Pi(e) Day I did not get my … Continue reading

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