What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than with the sweet-and-tart combination of berries and rhubarb? This old standby contains just fruit, sugar, and a little something to thicken it up, all wrapped up in a whole wheat crust.
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A pale yellow grapefruit curd provides the background to gem-like pomegranate seeds, all wrapped up by a hearty wheat crust. It's a citrus-heavy dessert that serves up winter fruit in a creative way.
A comprehensive education in the world of pie is what you'll find in these pages. There are the expected crust tutorials, explanations of why to use what ingredient and when, as well as a run-down of various crust-weaving techniques. But what makes the book unique is Teeny's rediscovery of the deep traditions of pie-making; oh, and the delicious recipes.
Pies are the only sweets option at The Rustic. It was near impossible to choose from their offerings of key lime, banoffee, and chocolate silk, but in the end I trusted a local's recommendation of peanut butter. As the waitress placed the towering piece of quivering pie on our picnic table, I noticed it was loaded with halved peanuts and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
Spring is finally here, arrived in the form of pink-green stalks of rhubarb. I'm going to celebrate this weekend by making this pie.
I thought pie for breakfast might be only a midwest treat until I noticed a small sign at Two Fat Cats in Portland, Maine. Minutes later, I was parked at the teeny tiny bistro table they have crammed between the staircase and a speed rack, digging into a slice of sour cherry.
This apple cider cream pie is thickened with heavy cream and eggs, and flavored with sour cream. It's rather unique, and exceptionally delicious, toeing the line between tangy and sweet.
This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo.
A couldn't-be-simpler pretzel crust serves as the base for a honey-sweetened, brown butter filling that's topped with a thick layer of melted chocolate and cream. A healthy sprinkling of flaky sea salt is the finishing touch.
For those of you who prefer to eat their drinks instead of sip them, First Prize Pies has come up with Chai Chess Pie, a sweetly spiced pie that relies on the complex flavors of cardamom, cloves, and tea leaves.
Allison Kave won the Brooklyn Pie Bake-off in 2009. Since then, she's been cranking out deliciously inventive pies in every conceivable flavor. We've got a peek at some of her best recipes.
Happy Pi Day everyone! We here at SE, being both food obsessives and...nerds...have a longstanding love affair with this food holiday. And while this editor in particular would love to celebrate with a slice of juicy blueberry pie, times are what they are (read: cold) so we'll have to celebrate with seasonal favorites instead.
Who doesn't love pie? The mixture of flaky crust and rich filling makes for a sophisticated yet comforting dessert. In honor of Pi Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite pies in the city.
Every year I look forward to March 14th (3.14, baby!). It's a day that unites math nerds and food nerds in glorious pie-fueled gluttony. These are my top 5 top American Classic pies to celebrate. You've got a week to get baking.
This easy sugar and cream pie is an Indiana staple, but we're pretty sure the whole nation should take it on.
Some desserts boast one secret ingredient. This pie has three. Jalapeno and ginger flavor heavy cream, which is mixed into melted bittersweet chocolate spiked with cardamom. The result is heady, spicy, and delightful, with a chocolate crust to match.
This pie stands out for its tart and tender Michigan sour cherries nestled beneath a lattice crust that's as buttery and flaky as a shortbread cookie.
If you're sick of lemon pies topped with cloying clouds of meringue, give this pie a try. A layer of dark chocolate ganache lines the crust, topped with a Meyer lemon curd infused with orange zest. It's a beautiful interplay between dark and light, bitter, and sweet flavors.
Break up the chill of winter with this zesty, herbaceous pie from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Brooklyn Pie Shop
Four & Twenty Blackbirds takes the flavor of boozy, creamy eggnog and pours it into a gingersnap crumb crust. There are plenty of eggs, and a little grogg (here, dark rum).