12 Simple Tricks for Fancy Pies

12 Simple Tricks for Fancy Pies

‘Tis the season for PIES! It’s been a bit since I posted a blog – there’s been much more activity over on my Recipes page – but I wanted to post something fun for the holidays, and before some big changes in 2019 (stay tuned for those)!...
Walnut Cream Pumpkin Pie

Walnut Cream Pumpkin Pie

This pie only had 5 ingredients, and to make things even easier, the filling is made right in a blender so you can just puree and pour! A full-size pie or individual-sized ramekins both work well for this recipe, the latter can be made crustless as an easy custard....
Pear Tarte with Maple Almond Filling

Pear Tarte with Maple Almond Filling

With a mandolin slicer and a little extra time, this pie comes together much easier than you'd expect, and is delicate and delicious. You can also make single-serving rosettes by using ramekin dishes to make a smaller version! Especially good with tea or coffee.
Almond Chip Butternut Biscotti

Almond Chip Butternut Biscotti

These biscotti are inspired by my friend Anne - we revamped her original recipe, which calls for goji berries and some more spice, if you aren't a chocolate lover! Find her recipe here: https://www.fannetasticfood.com/whole-wheat-pumpkin-goji-biscotti/
Orange & almond cake

Orange & almond cake

This cake is really dense & moist, but the orange flavor that permeates is the perfect balance of brightness. It comes from boiling 2 whole oranges until they're soft, then pureeing them right into the batter!