Category Archives: Pie

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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peanut butter apple pie

Big shout-out to sous chef & pie-aficionado, K Mac, for his invaluable contributions to making and devouring this pie. My favorite part about baking is the earliest phase where you get to do a little dreaming. The ideal time to … Continue reading

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summertime lime custard pie

Summer is a great time to forget… Forget about all of the “important” things you’ve got on your to do list. Forget about how gloomy and cold it was a few months ago. Forget about all of your worries and … Continue reading

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potato and blue cheese tart

I baked this pie on Pi(e) Day, March 14th. Unfortunately being a grad student, as it turns out, means that sometimes you lose track of time and space and pretty soon three months go by before you get around to … Continue reading

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