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  • Brandied Pumpkin Pie by Melissa Clark (NYTimes)

    Brandied Pumpkin Pie by Melissa Clark (NYTimes)

    Time 2 hours Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 grams kosher salt (about 3/4 teaspoon) 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and cut into cubes 2 to 3 tablespoons ice water, as needed 1 3/4 cups squash or pumpkin purée (see note) 3 large eggs 1 cup heavy cream 153 grams dark brown sugar (about 3/4 cups) 2 tablespoons brandy 4 grams ground ginger (about 2 teaspoons) 3 grams ground cinnamon (about 1 1/2 teaspoons) 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg Pinch ground […]

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  • Chocolate Pecan Pie by Divas Can Cook

    Chocolate Pecan Pie by Divas Can Cook

    Ingredients: Prepare pie crust (Watch an easy pie crust video from Divas Can Cook) ½ cup light corn syrup ½ cup dark corn syrup ½ cup white sugar ½ cup dark brown sugar 1-2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 eggs, lightly beaten until uniform in color 1 cup toasted pecans, can add more (see video)  Instructions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine light corn syrup, dark […]

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  • French Silk Chocolate Pie by AllRecipes

    French Silk Chocolate Pie by AllRecipes

    Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 3/4 cup white sugar 2 (1 ounce) squaresunsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 prepared 8 inch pastry shell, baked and cooled Instructions: Cream butter in a mixing bowl. Gradually beat in the sugar with an electric mixer until light colored and well blended. Stir in the thoroughly cooled chocolate, and vanilla extract. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating 5 minutes on medium speed after each addition. Spoon the chocolate filling […]

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  • Easy S’More Pie by Entertaining with Beth

    Easy S’More Pie by Entertaining with Beth

    Serves 8 Ingredients: For the Crust: 2 cups of finely ground graham crackers (about 15-16 graham crackers) 6 tbsp melted butter 1/8 tsp salt For the Filling ¾ cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips ¾ cup of milk chocolate chips ¼ cup of butter 2 whole eggs 1 egg yolk 1 cup heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla For the topping: 2 egg whites 1 cup of corn syrup 1/2 tsp salt ½ tsp vanilla ¼ tsp cream of tartar 2 tbsp […]

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  • How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies by Saveur

    How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies by Saveur

    A woven lattice is one the prettiest looking ways to top a pie, and is especially good for juicy fruit and berry pies, where you want to have a crust on top, but you want the steam to be able to escape while it’s baking. Though it may look fancy, it’s easy to quickly make a lattice top when you follow this simple weaving technique. WHAT YOU’LL NEED • Pie crust • A sharp knife or pizza cutter HOW IT […]

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  • Maple Pear Upside-Down Cake by Mark Bittman (NYTimes)

    Maple Pear Upside-Down Cake by Mark Bittman (NYTimes)

    Time: About 90 minutes Ingredients: 11 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 to 4 pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk   Instructions: 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a small pan over medium heat; add maple syrup and brown sugar and cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Bring […]

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  • Pear, Apple and Cranberry Crisp by Ina Garten

    Pear, Apple and Cranberry Crisp by Ina Garten

    Total Time: 1 hr 20 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 1 hr  Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 pounds ripe Bosc pears (4 pears) 2 pounds firm Macoun apples (6 apples) 3/4 cup dried cranberries 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg For the topping: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar […]

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