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Eyes on the Pies

Ripe, juicy summer fruit is bursting from grocery and farmers’ markets these days. Time for me to grab my rolling pin and reach for the pie recipes! The window of opportunity to make desserts from perfectly ripe berries or peaches is brief but glorious, and I’m asking just one thing of you: Take advantage of the bounty while it lasts and make a pie. Any kind! Blueberry pie, double-berry pies, fruit-stuffed hand pies…they’re all amazing. And with the right recipes (*cough* like the ones I picked below *cough*), they can be ridiculously easy to make too.

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My Go-To Potluck Christmas Dessert

The holiday season is a pretty busy time of the year for most of us. From school parties to family gatherings to office parties, there always seems to be some festive get-together or celebration that we’re headed to during the month of December. And if you happen to be anything like me, you probably rarely show up to a holiday gathering empty handed. Sweet treats are kind of my specialty during the holiday season, so holiday desserts are usually my go-to potluck dish for this time of year. Continue reading

3 Microwave Hacks for the Best Pecan Pie of Your Life

Is there anything worse than getting ready to bake and finding your brown sugar is basically hard enough to cut glass? This seems to happen to me every Thanksgiving Eve when I’m already coated in flour, reeking of onions and garlic, and in the middle of three other Thanksgiving recipes. Fortunately, there’s one quick microwave trick to solve this problem—and a couple more that are even easier if you have the foresight to check your sugar more than five minutes before you need it. Continue reading

When Pies Compete, We All Win

This year’s biggest face-off won’t be televised.

Bringing distinctly different styles to the table, three opponents will battle for one coveted title. Households across America will forever be shaped by the outcome. In the end, a victor will be chosen and the runners-up—well, they’re still delicious. But once and for all, we will decide which pies are the big winners: pumpkin, apple or coconut cream.

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An Easy Rustic Pie To Simplify Thanksgiving Dessert

Because my mom loves to cook, she’s taken on the responsibility of feeding our entire family during the holidays. To avoid exhaustion, she’s been utilizing shortcuts, especially when it comes to dessert. Instead of spending an entire day baking her famous pies, she’s now purchasing pies from local bakeries or making simpler desserts at home. I love that she embraces the true reason we have gathered: to spend quality time together. Continue reading

The Only 3 Knives You’ll Ever Need & How to Use Them

For years I struggled to completely wrap each noodle around my fork, just like they do in the movies. The end result was never picture-perfect and inevitably, a splash of sauce would find its way into my eye or onto my clothes. It was at a small café in Florence that I was first served my pasta with a fork and spoon. With the help of a spoon, I could tightly and accurately wrap my linguine, spaghetti and angel hair pasta into a twirl so flawless it was almost a shame to eat it. Undeniably, when it comes to cooking and eating, the right utensils make for a much more enjoyable experience. Continue reading