Posted in March 2012

Peter Rabbit Pie

Peter Rabbit Pie

Just in time for Easter, this pie is sure to please the rabbit eaters in the family.  And by that I do not mean folks who eat rabbit, but rather folks who, like Peter Rabbit, love vegetables.  This pie is also the perfect one to make using local produce.  Mabry and I visited the Main … Continue reading

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Nutella-Lemon Cream Pie

Nutella-Lemon Cream Pie

When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven.  It might be a trick, but if it’s not, mmmmmm, boy.” -Jack Handy This is a recipe from the Girls Preparatory School cookbook, Food for Thought.  We shared this pie with some friends along with our … Continue reading

Backyard Pie

Backyard Pie

“The future will belong to the nature-smart—those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real. The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.” —Richard Louv     Several years ago, I read a great … Continue reading

Key Lime Pie in a Jar

Key Lime Pie in a Jar

St. Patrick’s Day called for Key Lime Pie in a Jar.  This was really easy to make (no baking!) and tons of fun to eat.  I do plan to make a real Key Lime Pie at some point, but this was a fun choice to celebrate the Irish holiday! St. Patrick’s Day joke:  Q: What … Continue reading

Pi Day

Pi Day

I am not a math wiz, never have been, but when I heard that people all over world were going to be celebrating Pi Day (March 14 or 3/14) I knew I had to participate.  We had some friends over and I tried out a new pizza crust recipe that was great.  Happy Pi Day! … Continue reading

These Girls Don’t Belong in the Kitchen

These Girls Don’t Belong in the Kitchen

Of course, on this Friday afternoon, these girls did belong in the kitchen.  Mabry and I decided to bring our pie making activity to my sister’s house where we were joined by her two little ones, Ruthie and Mary Mae.  We made Grasshopper Pie, which is really a chocolate pudding pie with mint Oreo crust … Continue reading

Qweesh

Qweesh

I received this recipe from a friend who found it on the Whole Foods website.  It was written as a casserole, but of course, I found a way to make it a pie.  One of the primary ingredients is quinoa. What, you may ask is quinoa (pronounced keen-wah)?  According to Wikipedia, quinoa is a grain-like crop grown … Continue reading

Green Eggs and Ham Pie

Green Eggs and Ham Pie

“I would not like them here or there, I would not like them anywhere.  I do not like green eggs and ham.  I do not like them Sam-I-am.” -Dr. Seuss Whenever I tell my children we are going to have quiche for dinner, this is the sort of response I get.  I feel like little … Continue reading