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Fresh from the Field Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin pie and I have made a bit of a journey together. Up until a decade or so ago, I used canned pumpkin and its accompanying recipe for my pie. It was good. Libby’s had a bit of a lock on the pumpkin pie market and deservedly so. Canned pumpkin, canned milk, sugar, eggs, spices. Easy as pie, right? It wasn’t until I started buying sugar pumpkins, at the farmer’s market, and subsequently growing my […]

Bourbon Pecan Hand Pies

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desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen / pies & tarts

The season is starting. The season where you would rather be standing at the first turn cheering your horse, than sitting inside, fork in hand. This weekend is a race and event, anticipated like Christmas and filled with tradition. Every Southerner I know has a menu they serve every year, and their favorite milliner on speed dial. In breaking with tradition, this year, I am servingg hand held derby-like pies. In your left hand a […]

Banoffee Brulee Bites

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Ican’t resist this perfect little bite. It is decadence in a shot. With a crackly pop of burnt sugar crust, they are irresistible. Fix a few for the person you love; especially, if it is you. Banoffee Brulee Bites 1 recipe chocolate sable recipe here 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate-melted dulce due leche prepared or 1 can sweetened condensed milk small tub mascarpone bananas sugar freshly grated nutmeg edible gold leaf (optional) If you are making […]