Category Archives: Pie

Apple Pie

I’m interrupting my zucchini series to share this seasonal dessert. Apples might be my favorite fruit and they scream Fall to me, probably more so than pumpkin or tea. I love apple pie, apple cake, apple sauce, apple cider, hard … Continue reading

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Stone Fruit Pie

    Stone fruits are still in full swing around my parts. A couple of weeks ago I went picking and ended up with more fruit than I knew what to do with. I usually make crisps, but decided to … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

J was flipping through magazines and came across this recipe.  I had never had Shepherd’s Pie before, but was excited to try it mostly because I like to mix meat, veges, and potatoes.  One of my coworkers brought Shepherd’s Pie … Continue reading

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Banana Cream Pie

This is J’s favorite pie.  I tried to make it for Thanksgiving last year, but I failed miserably.  I tried again, and this time success!  I’m not a big fan of desserts with bananas (except bananas carmelized in rum and … Continue reading

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Kicking off Fall (and the Foxy’s Fall Century) with a Spiced Pecan Tart

It’s finally Fall!  The leaves here in Davis don’t really turn, but it’s rained 2″ and there was fog this morning.  I couldn’t be happier.  In celebration of the changing season, I’ve been cooking up a storm.  Stuffed chicken, meatballs, … Continue reading

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Peach Handpie

Apricot season is over and now on to peaches!  These pies don’t look like much but they are actually quite good.  The pastry is flaky and the filling is delicious.  If you have the time I’d definitely recommend giving these … Continue reading

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Strawberry Margarita Pie

This weekend I will be attending a “Sies de Junio” party.  The party is mostly going to be a booze fest, however our host is providing snacks, so I decided to be polite and bring a dessert.   I saw … Continue reading

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Yogurt Pie

As the title suggests, I made yogurt pie.  This recipe could also be called quick and easy faux cheese cake.  It’s a family recipe.  Well I can’t be sure, but I know my dad has made it since I can … Continue reading

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Key Lime Bars

Tomorrow is our labs annual cookoff.  Everyone in my lab cooks something and we serve it to the department and they judge us on presentation and taste.  I got stuck bringing a dessert dish.  The food has to be homemade … Continue reading

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Berry Tart with Red Currant and Almond Glaze

I haven’t baked anything in a while because I’ve been cramming for exams.  But being that it is almost my birthday and my mother is visiting, I thought I’d do something special and put down my plant development books for … Continue reading

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