Fresh Fruit Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 73/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 88      Last weekend I got lost in the Jean-Talon market in Montreal. When I say “get lost” I mean that I spent a couple of hours there marvelling at (and buying) all the fresh produce and special delicacies from local farmers. It is only … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 54/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 97 Credit to my little sis Maude for taking this beautiful picture of a slice of my pumpkin pie when I forgot.         Third and last dessert of the Thanksgiving weekend: the classic pumpkin pie! I say classic because it seems to … Continue reading

Gingerbread Cream Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 48/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 95      It had been some time since I had made a pie, so I decided to try this recipe for a gingerbread cream pie, mostly because it sounded so scrumptious! I did not have any problems make the dough or the filling and … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 40/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 92      This weekend I had my family, consisting of my parents and my two younger sisters, over for diner. In an attempt to reconcile my mom with my food and baked goods (she is admittedly not a huge fan of homemade goods), I … Continue reading

Rocky Road Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 26/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 115    Since I wanted to bake a couple of things this weekend and was looking for some ideas, I offered my roommate and best friend to chose the dessert of her liking that I would subsequently make. She thus sacrificed herself to be my … Continue reading

Raisin Butter Tarts

Yield: 12 butter tarts Recipe: 22/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 100    Miniature tarts. Butter. Gooey filling. This is the exact concoction that you will obtain with this recipe! Have you ever been in the process of making a recipe and you just knew by looking at it that it would be delicious once cooked … Continue reading

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 17/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 98    As one may have noticed from reading this blog, I am an avid fan of all things chocolate. Having one of my frequent urges for chocolate and having pecans on hand, I decided to make a recipe that sounded only too delicious: chocolate … Continue reading