Two-Crust Caramel Apple Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 96/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 86      For my birthday we went apple picking as per my request since it is my favorite fall activity, and thus we had a ton of apples chilling in the fridge. The most normal thing to do with so many apples was to make … Continue reading

Sable Tart Shell

Yield: one 9-inch baked tart shell Recipe: 91/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 108     Next up: Lemon Tarte, also known as Tarte au Citron. To do this, of course, requires an appropriate and delicate tart shell. Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ¼ cup icing sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 2 tablespoons milk 1 … Continue reading

Mincemeat Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 78/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 99     Like most people, I strongly dislike wasting food. As such, whenever I have some fruits or vegetables, or any other ingredient for that matter, laying around that I know will probably turn bad before I get to consume it, I search for a recipe … Continue reading

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

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