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The Greatest Pie Mashup: Apple-Pecan Bourbon-Caramel Pie

Apple pie and pecan pie: two world-famous classics. But let's be honest, one's a little wholesome and the other's a little too sweet. You know which is which. But what if we combine them into a single pie with an apple filling and a pecan bourbon-caramel top "crust"? And what if we told you it's easier to make and assemble than either of the originals? This may be the greatest pie mashup ever. More

Apple-Pecan Bourbon-Caramel Pie

Apple pie and pecan pie: two world-famous classics. But let's be honest, one's a little wholesome and the other's a little too sweet. You know which is which. But what if we combine them into a single pie with an apple filling and pecan bourbon-caramel top "crust"? And what if we told you it's easier to make and assemble than either of the originals? This may be the greatest pie mashup ever. More

11 Must-Try Pies Across America

The weather's cooled off, the holiday season is in full swing, and we're hungry for something warm. Something a little flaky and buttery and tender and sweet. Yes, we're hungry for pie, of the good ol' American variety. We asked our contributors for their favorite picks across the country; from classics like apple and pecan to fudgy, buttermilky originals, here's what they had to say. More

This Rustic Apple-Cranberry Pie Is So Darn Easy it Doesn't Even Need a Pie Plate

Not much can trump a freshly made fruit pie with homemade pie dough. But let's be honest, few of us ever feel like making one. For me, a rustic pie—if you want to be fancy you can call it a galette—is a heck of a lot less stressful and no less satisfying. This one has a deep, concentrated apple flavor dotted with tart cranberries and a warm, flaky crust that doesn't get soggy as it sits. More

Ultimate Birthday Cake From 'Baked Occasions'

Nearly every cookbook has one crowning jewel of a recipe. One big, beautiful must-try. In the case of Baked Occasions, this is that recipe. Three layers of densely spongy "very vanilla" cake are enveloped in layers of bright white frosting and coated with rainbow sprinkles. Cutting into the cake reveals more sprinkles, folded into the cake batter. The effect is childlike and utterly charming, with the innocent sweetness of vanilla providing the perfect backdrop. More

The Rise of Awesome Milk Chocolate

Somewhere along the way, our culture dismissed milk chocolate as kid's stuff, relegated to cheap bunny rabbits, s'mores, and wildly sweet confections, while we reserved dark chocolate for more refined palates. But today, serious chocolate makers are making milk chocolate well worth paying attention to. More

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