Hi, my name is Heather. I’m a baker, cook, serial hostess, wife and mother of two. I love to cook, to feed people and to eat...especially dessert. I also run Livin' The Pie Life, an artisan bakery providing delicious fresh locally-sourced handmade pie to Northern Virginia. Life is good.
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Bacon wrapped dates are a very classic, super simple hors d’oeuvre. Sweet, salty, smoky, gooey, chewy and crunchy…this appetizer has it all! I made this batch last minute for an Oscar get together.
Like little bite-size popovers, these light and cheesy snacks are just fun to eat! Gougères make a warm and comforting appetizer or snack, but I also like to serve them with something creamy like Squash Bisque, Catalan Chickpea & Spinach Soup, or … Continue reading
Creamy cheese, crunchy topping and you get to call it dinner, what’s not to love? Once you’ve been introduced to grown up Mac & Cheese, you can’t return to the box. Once you go Mac, you never go back…so to … Continue reading
I went hiking over the weekend in Shenandoah National Park with my girlfriends, Paula and Pam. We hiked up White Oak Canyon to the lower falls. What a glorious day! On the way home, we stopped in Culpepper Virginia and … Continue reading
The combination crisp toast with buttery sharp blue cheese and sweet creamy caramelized onions would be in the hors d’oeuvre hall of fame…if there was one.