Early Harvest: Apples, Fritters and Pies (Sponsored)

August is that time with lingering summer heat and last beach days. September we go back to school but the summer sun is still strong. Fall, flannel plaid and apple picking still seems very far off. However, late August and early September is actually the best time to go apple picking. Apples are one of…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe Mashup

I never remember how I make a recipe anymore.  I’m definitely becoming my mother in a round about sort of way.  I am usually a recipe follower, and technically I still am, whereas my mother is an amazing improvizational cook.  In any case, for my pies I mix recipes because I have a favourite pie…

Thanksgiving Prep: Pie Crusts & Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce and pie crusts are the first things I make for Thanksgiving. I always make the same cranberry sauce from my Classic Canadian Cooking book from Elizabeth Baird.  I carry this cookbook with me wherever I go.  When I was little I had my “pink Mickey”, which was my blanket that brought me comfort. …

Pie Glorious Pie: Enjoy a slice or 3.14 today

If you’re hungry for knowledge, then head over to the Harvard Book Store to browse their Pi display.  MIT also has the non-edible side of Pi day planned for you.  Once you’ve worked up an appetite, then you can grab a slice of pie at one of our favourite places for pie. Petsi Pies Petsi…