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Concord Grape Pie

For Day 4 of Concord Grape Week, it’s time for dessert. This recipe is from Saveur in 2014. Suzi and I have not yet made this, but the picture and the recipe have us intrigued. It’s simple. A basic crust and filling that is just fruit, sugar, and tapioca. It remind me of a cherry…

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Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie from Ken Haedrich

If you don't know the name Ken Haedrich, you are missing out on life. He's an exceptional cookbook author with, I must say, a very deep sweet tooth. Ken has started The Pie Academy and is happy to serve as dean. This lastest goodie from Ken is something I have to share with you. It's…

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Apple Pie with Bacon Streusel from Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam

Let us begin with the well-deserved credits. The photo is by EJ Armstrong from the cookbook Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam. The photo is a work of art. The pie is something that immediately caught my eye. I’m reading the cookbook and I love apple pie and I do like streusel toppings. But bacon streusel?…

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Sformato Di Cavolofiore or Cauliflower Pie from Anne Bianchi

People have odd reactions to cauliflower. It’s considered strange or ugly, so I think a majority of people have never cooked it at home. If you have young children, saying “Eat your cauliflower” is likely to cause domestic rebellion. It is an acquired taste. The first records of cauliflower date to the 6th century B.C.…

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