Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

I spent most of the day and evening cooking yesterday. When I heard the news about Anthony Bourdain, I was absolutely crushed.  Like so many others, he brought different cultures and their food into our living rooms and our phone screens.  He was one of my favourite writers and could hook me with his vivid … Continue reading Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

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Chocolate Chess Pie

This pie has been on my list for a long time.  I wanted to make a silky smooth, custardy chocolate chess pie for when I needed pure chocolate goodness. I'm thrilled with how this one turned out.  After debating the addition of espresso powder or other spices to mix things up, I decided to go … Continue reading Chocolate Chess Pie

Blood Orange Chocolate Tart

I think I've established that I go pretty hard with blood oranges once Winter hits, but one obvious ingredient I've never paired them with is chocolate. Think of all the legendary chocolate pairings: Terry's Chocolate Oranges.  Chocolate Orange Shortbread.  Chocolate dipped clementines.  You get the picture, so why not blood orange?? This tart is super straightforward … Continue reading Blood Orange Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Pear Pie

While Canadian Thanksgiving came and went over a month ago, American Thanksgiving is in full swing and I'm basically ready for another turkey.  Since that's not happening, I'm joining the fun with a Thanksgiving table-worthy, full pie take on my Chocolate Pear Hand Pies. I've already stated why I am addicted to this pie: Chocolate is … Continue reading Chocolate Pear Pie

Coffee Chocolate Cinnamon Pecan Pie

I'll let everyone get over the mouthful of this pie name before we begin.... Ok we're back. I adapted this recipe from the Magpie book (a beautiful book with SO MANY DIFFERENT PIES) after seeing it and instantly saying "I need to make this" and I'm so glad I did.  It sounds weird, but I … Continue reading Coffee Chocolate Cinnamon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pear Hand Pies

I had heard rumblings about the glory of pairing pears and chocolate in pie.  I mean, they’re both two delicious things so how could it not be amazing? No seriously… It’s REALLY GOOD.  Especially when in these adorable hand pies for Valentine's Day (or Easter or Christmas? Start taking down your ideas!). I also loved … Continue reading Chocolate Pear Hand Pies