Lemon Meringue Pie

May 1, 2012
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My Nana made the best Lemon Meringue pie.  Really, she made many delicious pies – standouts include apple and mincemeat – my favorite though was probably her lemon meringue variety.  The meringue was always so perfectly browned on the peaks, but yet so soft and springy - came out just right every time.   She was a great cook – […]

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Apple Raspberry Galette

April 23, 2011

I just love the look of these rustic hand-shaped pies.  This is another dish I had added to my list way back when I was making my 30 while 30 list, and somehow I figured I would make an apple flavored one in the fall.  Well, close enough I suppose – I made an apple […]

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French Meat Pie

February 3, 2011

Now this my friends brings me back to my childhood.  I grew up in southeastern Massachusetts where every year at Christmas, there was a fantastic Christmas Light display at LaSalette shrine – my family would go every year, and as part of the fun we’d have a hot toddy, and perhaps a nice slice of French […]

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Vanilla Bing Cherry Pie

July 25, 2010

I love cherry season!  Every summer I buy enough cherries to feed a small army – this summer perhaps more than most as I’m currently between jobs and spending lots of time at home relaxing and trying to keep the snacks as healthy as possible!  Though I can certainly munch fresh cherries all day long, there […]

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Chicken Leek Pie

January 25, 2010

During the torrential rainstorm today, I drove 3 hrs each way to a job interview.  Consequentially I spent most of the day looking like a drowned rat in a business suit.  When I got home (aside from changing into my PJs and drying my hair) all I wanted was some comfort food and a nap.  […]

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