Category: Pies

These Mini Key Lime Pies Are Cute, Custardy, Citrusy Delights

Key limes are NOT the same as the limes you see in the supermarket. Key limes are smaller and have more seeds, a thinner skin, and a tarter taste. They get their name from the Florida Keys, where they were first grown. Don’t worry, you don’t have to hunt down key limes. Even though these…


Pecan Tassies

Makes 24 tassies For the Pastry 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour For the Filling 1 cup chopped pecans, divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg, room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of kosher salt 1 cup packed light brown sugar Preheat oven…


Mini Pear Galettes

This easy, impressive dessert from chef Ben Stenn showcases pears in a flaky puff pastry crust: “The pastry puffs up around the fruit and the juices cook down and concentrate the flavors.” Choose firm pears that will soften as they bake but still hold their shape. Serves 6 2 Starkrimson, Comice, Taylor’s Gold, or Bosc…


89-Year-Old Woman Becomes Social Media Star After Baking Hundreds of Pies for People in Need

An 89-year-old great-grandmother who started baking pies for the vulnerable and elderly during the CCP virus pandemic has become a social media star for her sweet act of kindness. Flo Osborne lives in sheltered accommodation in Dovercourt in Essex, England. She started baking apple, cherry, and savory steak pies in her tiny home kitchen for…