Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie

I feel like I may say this with a lot of pies, but I'm serious this time. This is my favourite fall/winter pie ever.  It's official, we can all go home. By go home I mean to make this pie.  I was brainstorming different ways to use winter fruit that wasn't citrus because I was … Continue reading Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie


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

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

Nectarine Blackberry Pie

Until this summer, I had always been very methodical with fruit pies, overthinking flavour pairings and different spices.The last few months, I've changed my mindset and started putting most of my focus on the fruit itself. I've always believed local and seasonal produce was the key to a perfect pie, but this summer, I've played … Continue reading Nectarine Blackberry Pie

New and Renewed Blueberry Pie

Blueberry pie comes in many varieties.  Some people add lavender, some people like it jammy, some people (me) like it juicy.  I've started to be a pie purist - I want the summer fruit to shine through because it feels so fleeting. Last year, I posted a blueberry pie recipe and when revisiting it this … Continue reading New and Renewed Blueberry Pie