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Category: Pie Recipe

Apple Blueberry Pie

Apple Blueberry Pie

I was born in a small town in rural southern British Columbia. We had 10 acres of land and to a small child, it was enormous; a wondrous, magical place full of nature and adventure. The property sported a small orchard of beautifully twisted and gnarled […]

Swiss Tarts

Swiss Tarts

The title “Swiss Tarts” may be a bit of a misnomer. All I know is that years ago when I first tried to make these, I was attempting to re-create a tiny frosted treat I once had. It was a firm little tart filled with […]

Strawberry and Yogurt Custard Pie

I’d be very happy if my lifestyle, waistline and conscience allowed me to bake a pie a day. Okay, maybe a pie a week. I really enjoy the process of stirring together aromatic fillings, paring fruit, making and rolling pastry and then assembling it all […]

Butter Tarts

I have never known anyone who hates raisins as much as my niece, Justine. When she was a little girl someone made her a carrot cake for her birthday and lo and behold: raisins. Too sweet to draw attention to the offending fruits, she ate […]

Dreamy Avocado Lime Freezer Pie

I make no secret of disliking the heat of summer. And that’s coming from an almost lifetime resident of Vancouver, a city with one of the mildest climates out there. Still, when the heat hits, as it has for the last few weeks with no […]

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