Category Archives: Desserts

Apricot and Apple Pie and A Long Winters’ Nap

APRICOT AND APPLE PIE AND A LONG WINTERS’ NAP Excuse me why I close my eyes and imagine that winter is gone and the strong sun of the summer and sweet smell of the spring rifles in the air! My … Continue reading

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Blackberry and Figgy Nut Pie

BLACKBERRY AND FIGGY  NUT PIE Ya, that’s right, FIGGY, it just means that it contains figs! The sweetness of the fig is combined with honey and brown sugar and then merges with the crunch of ground walnuts and placed on … Continue reading

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Chocolate Riches Pie

CHOCOLATE RICHES PIE You have found the pot of gold, which in this case is chocolate! A pie, that is, a pie that is filled with dark, milk chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate chips, some special dark  cocoa, a wee bit … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Pie

PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE PIE The new rage at the coffee shop is the Pumpkin Spice Latte! People are buying them like they are going out of style! The biggest chain, “Starbucks” even ran out of the syrup and the pumpkin … Continue reading

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A Pumpkin Cake That Is Also A Pie!

PUMPKIN PIE that is also a CAKE! Customer: What is a cake doing in my Pie? Waiter: The baker had Pie in his Eyes and got mixed up! Try it, you’ll like it! It is Fall here in New England … Continue reading

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Chocolate Buttermilk Pie

CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK PIE Very rich is this pie, made with 6 eggs, butter and buttermilk. Like a custard, a cake and a brownie rolled into one dessert. Started as a traditional pie of the United Kingdom as Buttermilk Pie now … Continue reading

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Small Tartlets of Blueberries and of Coconut Custards

TARTLETS OF BLUEBERRIES AND OF COCONUT CUSTARDS Entertaining or having a tea! Having people over for a movie and some popcorn? Your boss says he wishes to meet and greet the client at your house! The maid says she’s busy … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

CHOCOLATE CHIP TOFFE BARS No time to make a pie, and looking for a fast recipe, so I made these toffee bars.  Most likely not as good as the Beignets from the world famous Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans … Continue reading

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Raspberry Brambles

RASPBERRY BRAMBLES These little pie (cookies) are made with fresh raspberries and surrounded  by delicate buttery pie crust with a hint of cream cheese to expand the flakiness and flavor of the cookie. Originally made in Ireland, the Raspberry Bramble Cookie … Continue reading

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Almond Apricot Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

ALMOND APRICOT PIE WITH GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST It is 95 degrees here, and I started out to make something cool and refreshing and I was not going to use the oven, but things changed. I was going to make an … Continue reading

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