Pear and Fig Pie

Roopa I wanted to make something a little bit unique for my sister’s birthday, so after a lot of pondering, I settled on this pear and fig pie. I adapted it from this pie recipe and used my go-to pie crust recipe.

Sour Cherry Pie

Alana Theresa and I got up to some baking before a wonderful lady date to Cafe Linnea with Katherine a couple weeks ago. There definitely wasn’t too much debate about whether sour cherry pie was the right choice!  The recipe can be found in The Duchess Bake Shop Cookbook. Happy baking!

Butternut Squash Pie

Alana I was reading a little bit about making pumpkin pie from scratch, and came across a recipe for this pie. Apparently pumpkin flesh is quite watery, making pies make from scratch quite inconsistent. Butternut squash on the other hand contains less water, making the flesh more consistent for baking. Neat! We had a butternut … More Butternut Squash Pie

Sour Cherry Pie

Alana The original purpose of the baking day that Theresa and I planned (a while ago now) was for us to try out the sour cherry pie recipe from the Duchess Bake Book. The sour cherry pie is a favourite of Theresa’s, and rightfully so! This pie is absolutely delicious! This pie was very straightforward to … More Sour Cherry Pie

Apple Pie

Alana A coworker of mine was chatting one day at work about how much produce her garden has yielded this year. She was a little overwhelmed by it, and I piped up saying that if she had any apples I would take them off her hands. Done deal! I over did it in the oven, … More Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Alana It’s been quite a while since I’ve baked anything, so when I realized that Stephen and Ash’s apple tree was dropping a tonne of apples I saw an opportunity! Stephen and I were getting together to play pokemon, so I figured it wouldn’t be hard to talk him into baking pie as well. I … More Apple Pie

Happy Pi Day!

Alana This pie needs no reason or explanation!  I recruited Mike to help me because I hoped that he would have all the digits of pi memorized, so I could put on the pie. Sadly he doesn’t, so we needed to look them up on the Google. Engineers are so useless when it comes to … More Happy Pi Day!