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Recipe: Espresso Chocolate Pecan Pie

Posted November 13, 2013 by | 3 Comments | ]
Pecan Pie

Here’s my Thanksgiving present to you, my favorite recipe for Pecan Pie. I always found traditional Pecan Pie way too sweet, so over the years I tinkered until I discovered that adding bittersweet chocolate, cocoa nibs and a special espresso extract brings the sweetness into balance. You get the same hit of gooey pecan goodness, but the espresso and chocolate deepen the flavor. Both cocoa …

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Recipe: Blue Ribbon Pecan Pie

Posted August 9, 2013 by | 5 Comments | ]

Evan talks with Saveur editor James Oseland on this week’s show about pie in American culture.

He shared the recipe for the Blue-Ribbon Pecan Pie that won first place at a pie contest on an Oklahoma ranch.

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Recipe: Pear Tart with Olive Oil-Cornmeal-Pine Nut Crust

Posted July 25, 2013 by | 3 Comments | ]

Today’s pie comes to us from Mollie Katzen, author of the landmark Moosewood Cookbook and the new The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation.

(No pie crust with lard in it here.)

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Pie-a-Day #33: Coconut Cream Pie

Posted August 10, 2009 by | Comments Off | ]

Coconut Cream Pie

Since I started this pie project the overwhelming number one request has been Coconut Cream Pie.  Which was fascinating to me because I don’t think I’d ever eaten a whole piece of Coconut Cream Pie in my life.  But because of my fear of cornstarch I waited.  Waited until I could feel confident in creating a cream with good flavor and proper …

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Pie-a-Day #22 Chocolaty Pecan Pie

Posted July 15, 2009 by | Comments Off | ]
Pecan w:Leaves

What did Wimpy say? “I’ll pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”?  Well Monday’s pie became today’s pie after a fire in the oven.  No payment though.
Apparently a disadvantage to the small interior box of the countertop oven is that one (uhhh, me) must remember to trim the flying edges of the parchment paper I tuck onto the crust to hold the beans for …