Category Archives: Pie

Pumpkin Pie

To me, Thanksgiving is not complete without pumpkin pie. I prefer it to most varieties including chocolate or cherry, which some people might find strange but it is what it is. Overall, I had a way easier time making pumpkin … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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Blueberry Peach Pie

I bought some star cookie cutters a couple months ago to use for the Fourth of July, when I thought I was going to make a fruit pie with stars-and-stripes topping. That never happened because I made blueberry cobbler instead. I … Continue reading

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Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

You’d think that I’d be really good at making pie, but until this past weekend, I wasn’t. Historically, I’ve had a lot of problems making pies. I think it’s because I’m impatient. I don’t refrigerate the dough long enough. When … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Pie and First Signs of Fall

Fall might be my favorite season in Chicago. I love when the air gets crisp, the leaves start changing colors, and the whole city takes on a golden glow. Last year, I wasn’t prepared for the weather–in St. Louis, fall … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie hasn’t always been at the top of my list of favorite desserts.  In fact, I only tried it for the first time more recently, when I was over at a friend’s house for dinner.  I was a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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