My Aunt Sylvia? She makes the best German Chocolate Cake. Every year for Thanksgiving, I count on a big slice of it…hands down, she’s got this cake thing in the bag. Chocolate. Thick, rich, coconutttttty. German Chocolate Cake. Today just so happens to be National German Chocolate Cake Day. I tend to buck the system […]
If you follow me on Twitter, you know I spent a week last month tooling around the Florida Keys. Poor ME. Woe is ME. Forced to travel to some amazing hotels, incredible restaurants, and eat 9 different Key Lime Pies. Yes, I did. I tasted NINE different Key Lime Pies. Before the trip, I had […]
Well folks, today is my last official day of the second leg of my S’mores Cookbook tour. It’s been amazing! I’ve been so many gorgeous places, had such wonderful events, and met so many fantastic people. Today’s post is coming from Kim from Cravings of a Lunatic I met Kim last year at Mixed, you […]
Tell me you like pie. Better yet, tell me you like pie topped in mounds of meringue. Do you? Do you need some inspiration? I am here to deliver. Pomegranate and Citrus Pie, topped off with a glorious Marshmallow Meringue. It was my intent to make a simple lemon tart. I was craving one, after […]
I love the look of those fancy tarts you see in the bakery window. You know the ones – the glassy fruit topped tarts, looking glazed and gorgeous, and you just want to HAVE IT. Must. Have. The. Tart. Well, I never actually BUY them. And as it turns out, I can make them in […]
I get asked to develop recipes, pretty much every day. I know that shocks people that know me, er, well, knew me, as only five years ago, I could barely boil water. And now, I get paid to think up ways to prepare pie. Or tarts, in this case. White Chocolate and Apple Tarts.
You read that right. Grilled Pie. I was challenged by Pillsbury to create a pie that could be made on a gas or charcoal grill, and I have to say – I was pretty keen on that idea! Why not? A grill can cook. It holds temperature. If you are going to be outdoors, cooking […]
I adore lemon meringue pie. Piles and piles of glorious white meringue, toasted to perfection, tangy yellow curd…it really doesn’t get much better. So, not wonder someone smart petitioned to make today Lemon Meringue Pie Day…I can’t blame them one bit. Unfortunately, I am a slacker, and due to a new cookbook (yes, really), a […]