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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Five Spice Rhubarb Hand Pies

  I maintain that hand pies are the best dessert you can bring to a summer gathering.  They're portable, fit in the palm of your hand, don't require plates or cutlery and are of course, delicious.  They also have a solid crust to filling ratio for the pie crust fiends among us, which is just … Continue reading Five Spice Rhubarb Hand Pies

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