Tag Archives: Pie

Viking Pie/Cake

On the occasion of a dear friend’s birthday, I got to have a lot of fun making something less traditional. She’s a huge scholar of Viking culture and a culinary anthropologist. One of her very favorite desserts is lemon meringue … Continue reading

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Star Wars Death Star Pie

I’ll admit it. I get bored easily. That’s annoyed a lot of people over the years, but in the interests of using my powers for good, here’s some fun I had with a standard apple pie. Star Wars is always … Continue reading

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Pie Decorating Shortcut

I love grabbing a paring knife and free-handing patterns into the tops of pies, but sometimes I want either a more refined drawing, a quicker turnaround, or both, so I grab my cookie cutters… My Secret Weapon Maybe it’s all … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement: Pie

PSA: Sugar-free Crowd-Pleasers It’s easier than you think to make fruit pies sugar-free (at least, in the “no added sugar” sense). I’ve long adapted my favorite apple pie recipe for relatives with diabetes. While it isn’t much tougher than substituting … Continue reading

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