Salted Maple Pie

I was looking back on my pie repertoire the other day and came across the Salty Honey Custard Pie - sweet, salty and a little bit weird, it's everything I love in dessert. But now it's winter and I think we're looking for something a bit... toastier.  Enter sweet, sweet maple syrup - essentially a 1 for … Continue reading Salted Maple Pie

Red Currant Apple Pie

Last weekend I went to Andrew's Scenic Acres and among all the apples and gourds, I was thrilled to find freezers full of farm frozen summer fruit, including currants. I had seen apples mixed with berries in pie before and thought that red currants would cut through a typical warm apple pie with their acidity. … Continue reading Red Currant Apple Pie

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

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