Category Archives: Pies & Tarts

Janey’s Chocolate Chess Pie

Chess Pie…it’s a southern thing. There are many different flavors, but the chocolate pie is kind of chewy, fudgy and sweet in a crispy buttery crust. Nothing wrong with that, right? My friend Janey from Georgia has been visiting and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pecan Torte

You don’t need to wait until Thanksgiving to make this pie, but there is no denying that it is Thanksgiving incarnate.  Pumpkins?  Pecans?  And this dessert is kind of fancy, in a rustic kind of way which is also perfect for … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Rhubarb Pie

When I think about rhubarb, it reminds me of my Grandmother.  She was a master gardener (a skill, by the way, that was definitely NOT passed on to my mother or me).  She was an organic gardener of the old … Continue reading

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Fresh Blueberry Pie

This is my new favorite blueberry pie because the berries are the star of this dessert.  The better the blueberries, the better the pie.  Filled with fresh, sweet, glistening berries coated in a quick homemade blueberry jam, this lovely firm … Continue reading

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Chocolate Ganache Tart…As You Like It

This classic ganache tart is for the dark chocolate lover in you.  Actually its pretty intense, you will only need a small slice…or two. And much like a blank canvas, you can make this tart to suit your taste.  Like … Continue reading

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