Potluck

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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The Deal with Dump Cake

If you’re asking yourself, “Why is it called ‘dump cake’?” you’ve probably never made one of these sweet treats. Usually a dump cake recipe includes a box of cake mix, canned fruit and not much else. And you usually skip the bowl entirely. About the time you’ve poured a box of cake mix and a can of fruit directly into a baking dish it will occur to you, “Ah, right. Dump cake.” Continue reading