Pies/Tarts

“Go fix me a turkey pot pie!”

Posted on Sep 21st, 2012

I usually shy away from pot pies. I think "pot pie" and I think of gross veggies and mystery, gristly meat surrounded by gummy gravy and topped with…

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Bacon-Potato Torte #SundaySupper

Posted on Mar 6th, 2016

You may be asking yourself, what's a torte? Isn't it normally a cake? Well, yes. A very rich cake. My sister makes an extremely decadent Black Forest…

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Blackberry Mascarpone Tart

Posted on Aug 31st, 2015

It feels like Autumn is trying to sneak its way in. We had a few days where, if we had working windows, it would've been great to sleep with them all…

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Buffalo Chicken Hand Pies

Posted on Jun 26th, 2013

I had a big-time craving for buffalo chicken something. It's been awhile since we've been to Buffalo Wild Wings, which is a good thing (hooray for…

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Cheeseburger Pie

Posted on Mar 29th, 2014

Cooking inspiration strikes at the most random times, I think. I come up with foods I want to make either laying in bed, waiting to fall asleep, or…

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Cheesy Meatloaf Pie

Posted on Feb 26th, 2015

We've had a crazy couple weeks. Jay and the bambino have been sick (I suspect both had different versions of The Plague), we've got those car repairs…

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Chicken Pie

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2013

The bambino asked to watch "Chicken Run" Sunday morning, and then made a request for Chicken Pie, since those are featured rather prominently in the…

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Cincinnati Chili Frito Pie

Posted on May 21st, 2014

Yeah, I made a Frito Pie. I saw one in my Pinterest feed over the weekend, and it looked good. Monday was the bambino's last day of kindergarten, and…

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Cranberry Almond Bakewell Tart

Posted on Nov 30th, 2015

Not too long ago, I started participating in Twitter parties. It pretty much is just Twitter-surfing, while following a particular hashtag and…

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Dad’s Apple Pie

Posted on Oct 9th, 2015

The bambino brings home artwork, classroom work and graded homework almost everyday it seems. One evening after I got home from work, I found this on…

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Easy Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

Posted on Aug 7th, 2013

A few months ago, I dropped a good chunk of change at Ideal Wedding--Not for wedding supplies or anything like that, but because that's the baking…

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French Silk Pie

French Silk Pie #BakingBloggers

Posted on Nov 13th, 2017

French Silk Pie is a rich chocolate mousse piled into flaky pastry, and topped with sweetened whipped cream. A delicious treat for a special occasion…

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Hazelnut Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Posted on May 26th, 2014

I consider myself fairly unlucky most of the time. If I enter contests at work, I'm never the winner. If I buy a lottery ticket (which I only do when…

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Key Lime Pie

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

I like Key Lime Pie, but I don't go bonkers for it. I know there are fanatics out there who restlessly search for the most perfect, authentic Key…

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Lemon Icebox Pie

Posted on Feb 28th, 2013

I'm on a citrus kick these days, after having discovered Lemon Chicken. Rather than just buy a lemon or two for that, I bought a bag of lemons at the…

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Mini Chocolate Baileys Pudding Tarts

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

In my many years of searching through family history and digging back through old records, I've still yet to come across any Irish ancestry. There's…

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Pear and Mascarpone Tart with Bourbon Salted Caramel

Pear and Mascarpone Tart with Bourbon Salted Caramel

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

Puff Pastry makes this Pear and Mascarpone Tart with Bourbon Salted Caramel a cinch to put together. I'm starting to think that pears may…

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Salted Chocolate Tart

Posted on Apr 8th, 2014

I feel like I've been on a ridiculous sugar-binge lately. It seems that every time I turn around, I'm shoving something sweet down my gullet. This…

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Sausage Egg and Cheese Pastry

Posted on Sep 29th, 2014

I still really REALLY miss Buttercrust Bakery. They've been closed for about a year now, but not a day goes by that I don't wish they'd either reopen…

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Strawberry Cinnamon Cream Cheese Tart

Posted on Feb 8th, 2014

I usually don't go all that gung-ho for Valentine's Day...Long-time readers know Jay and I have a pretty rotten track record when it comes to trying…

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Strawberry Jello Pie

Strawberry Jello Pie #SundaySupper

Posted on Jun 19th, 2016

Do you have a recipe or is there a dish that takes you right back to childhood? For me, it's Strawberry Jello Pie. I think my mom made it once upon a…

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Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Posted on Apr 6th, 2013

Spring finally showed up this week. It feels like it took forever, but Wednesday especially was super-nice. Warm enough that Jay and the bambino were…

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