Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Snap Crust and Sorghum Whipped Cream


I made this pie two weekends ago, and I was drawn to Alton Brown’s recipe for pumpkin pie because of the unique use of crushed ginger snaps in the crust instead of graham crackers.  We both adore the bold, spicy flavor of ginger snaps, so we figured this one would be a real winner.

How to make Key Lime Pie


Only one blog post this week?  Sheesh – and I call myself a blogger!  We’ve had company from Matt’s parents this week so I haven’t had time to take photos and prepare posts.  I did, however, make this pie last night and thought I would share it with all of you!

Impossible Buttermilk Pie


Show of hands – how many of you wanted to click away from this post as soon as you saw the word “impossible” in the recipe title? Uh huh, that’s what I thought. But seriously, don’t worry.  The name of this pie is misleading!  An “impossible” pie simply refers to a nifty little crustless pie… read more »

Cake Stacking Basics – Vanilla Buttermilk Cake


As many of you know, I struggle with making “pretty” food.  Each time I try, there seems to be some hang up along the way that sends my brilliant (not really) ideas into droopy lopsided pitifulness.  However, I was determined to make a birthday cake for Matt and his dad, and figured it was the… read more »

31 Days of Halloween #5: Peanut Butter Vanilla Pie


Peanut Butter Vanilla No-Bake Pie I had some extra pie crusts left over in the freezer from our chocolate pies a few weeks ago, so I whipped up this cute and easy recipe.  Garnished with candy corn, they’d make a great treat for any Halloween gathering!  I submitted this recipe as a guest post over… read more »

Minny’s Mini Chocolate Pie


The Help is no doubt one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, and has been dominating the box office sales week after week.  I read the book earlier this summer and thought it was amazing.  I was highly entertained by the movie, though as is usual for me, I thought the book was better.  Regardless, whether… read more »