Honey Crisp Apple and Blackberry Pie

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on November 17, 2011

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Pie reigns supreme as the best Thanksgiving dessert.  In our home we like pumpkin, pecan, lemon meringue, and apple. I always make one or two new things, just to try them, but we have pie for sure.  Several years ago a new variety of apple showed up in local markets here.  [click to continue…]



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Blackberry Pie

July 24, 2011
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Blackberry pie.  Double crust or single the sweet-tart of blackberries is an all time summer favorite flavor. I grew up in the Northwestern United States, Seattle to be specific,  where in the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s blackberries grew wild over every vacant lot, and untended sliver of land.  They were yours for the picking. Dressed […]

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Peach Blackberry Crostata

June 8, 2011
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The markets are full of peaches, nectarines, and something new I noticed a peacharine. I wanted to play with my ice cream maker again and fresh peach ice cream sounded so delightful.  I recently purchased David Lebovitz’s book  and so far all of the recipes are terrific.  Make the peach ice cream to eat with […]

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Bastilla, Moroccan Chicken and Phyllo Pie

September 29, 2010
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Bastilla, a bit of Moroccan genius, is a dish to serve when you want to impress your guests and have time to cook.  Having consumed various Bastillas and been intrigued and delighted with the combination of chicken, cinnamon, and almonds, I never dreamed of recreating it at home.  Until that is a dear friend and […]

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Summer Red Haven Peach Pie

July 15, 2010
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Peaches, peaches everywhere, stone fruits are so luscious and juicy this time of year I inevitably purchase too many. I like yellow peaches, cling peaches, free stone peaches, white peaches, really fuzzy peaches, donut peaches, and the other day, I saw a clever name Saturn Peaches! Peaches eaten out of hand are a sensual experience,

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