Recipes

Cinderella’s Pumpkin Pie

Consistently friendly and untempermental, Cinderella never asked for much. She told me her life too often was filled with flavorless spice and not that honest pumpkin flavor that only princes recognize. So, she learned how to sweeten the pie without…

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Chocolate-Laced Lemon Chiffon Pie

First, prepare a chocolate cookie pie crust, and set it aside Assemble your ingredients: 1/4 oz unflavored gelatin 1 1/2 C sugar 6T water 6 eggs dash salt 3/4 C fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 t grated lemon peel 2…

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Eating Humble Pie

Ever since I took up golf, people have been telling me what a “humbling” sport it is, but I find most of life to be humbling, in one way or another. Just when I think I’m doing a good deed,…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

A few weeks ago, some of the girls and I got together for what I thought was to be an “Evening in India,” but what turned out to be a continuation of my month-long birthday celebration. What a treat! We…

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Chocolate Cuban-Rum Pie

Ingredients: * 3/4 cup Caribbean sugar * pinch salt * 1 C milk * 1 envelope unflavored gelatin * 2 eggs, separated * 6 oz dark, rich chocolate * 1/3 C Santiago rum – don’t waste your time with Havana…

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Spawn of Satan Pie Recipe

Spawn of Satan Pie Recipe Created in Honor of NY Yankee Derek Jeter’s Birthday Ingredients: 3/4 cup ricotta cheese 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 cup cut-up cooked chicken 1 1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese 1 clove garlic, minced…

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Lemonade Pie

Didn’t get what I wanted, and you know what they said? Honey, when life hands you a lemon, make lemonade. I always said, when life hands you a lemon, look for tequila and salt. How to make Lemonade Pie: Take…

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Vodka in the Pie Crust

Somehow, a chat with Becca, Paul, and Macy this morning went very quickly from ghosts to silly putty to play dough to eating play dough to eating library past to making — of course — pie dough. “The new secret…

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Basic Pie Crust

the basic crust

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