Category: Pies and Cobblers

Banana Pudding Squares

Growing up, my grandma and my mom made the best banana pudding ever! Yes, ever. Their secret was Jell-o Custard like this:  or this: This stuff made the most remarkable banana pudding, but Jell-o doesn’t make it anymore. Boo!  Kraft, […] Read more…

Apple and Pecan Pie Pound Cake

  There’s an ongoing battle at our house about pies. I’m from New Orleans, so I argue that Pecan Pie is the best one. The Yankee I’m married to is very contrary and insists that the primo pie is apple. […] Read more…

Strawberry Season is Here Again! Easy Recipes You’ll Love

It’s strawberry time! A new season of bright, fragrant, ruby-red strawberries always holds my attention. I’m tempted to load up on as many as I can carry and head home with little else, except maybe some heavy cream, and hunker […] Read more…

Mom’s Amazing Cheesecake (and Dad’s Favorite!)

Growing up, every year we’d celebrate Father’s Day, 4th of July and Dad’s birthday within a two week span. It was pretty chock full of desserts and goodies. My favorite was Mom’s famous cheesecake, though. It wasn’t a fancy cheesecake. […] Read more…

Desserts You Can Make in 60 Minutes or Less (Infographic)

You know we love dessert. But slaving away in a kitchen for hours … not so much. Especially when we could be outside, in the sun, spending time with our friends and family. So we decided to have our chocolate […] Read more…

Chocolate Stars Pie Crust Cookies

Chocolate Stars Pie Crust Cookies

If you’ve been with me a while, you’ve probably noticed that I like “easy”.  Another thing I like is pie crust!  For example, we make Easy As Pie Crust cookies pretty regularly. The other thing to know about me is […] Read more…

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler with Cream

With peaches at their peak, this is the best time of year to whip up a Fresh Peach Cobbler!  This recipe originated at the Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston, Louisiana and was the Grand Champion back in the 1970’s. It’s been […] Read more…

Seedless Blackberry Cobbler

Seedless Blackberry Cobbler

We’ve been back to our favorite local farm and picked a couple of baskets full of huge, fabulous blackberries! It seems like forever since they were last in season. We went early, it’s so hot right now, and filled two […] Read more…

Easy as Pie Crust Cookies

Pie-Crust-Cookies

To me, the best part of the pie is (usually) the crust. No stone throwing, please. I’ve embraced my *cough* uniqueness and I’m comfortable admitting this.  I also don’t mind telling you that I’m the same way with pizza crust. […] Read more…

Ultimate Apple Picking Guide

Apple picking is a popular activity across the US, and a great way to get the family out for an outdoor activity that’s full of fun, and nutritiously sound. The science behind apple harvesting, and apple growing is more complex […] Read more…

Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Pie Crust Review

Bob’s Red Mill? Yes, I’m already a fan.  Bob has millions of fans. And, let’s face it, he’s adorable! Bob’s Red Mill is arguably most beloved by the gluten-free community. Bob’s markets more than 50 gluten-free products, from active dry […] Read more…

Quick and Easy Cobbler

Quick and Easy Cobbler

My mom used to make this for us when I was growing up.  On a weeknight! I knew she really loved us when the cobbler, still warm from the oven, landed on our dining table. She’d add a dollop of […] Read more…

Peach Cobbler with Blackberries