Desserts · pies

Raspberry Cream Pie

Every year, I have a group of girlfriends come over to watch The Oscars. We drink lots of wine, we all bring an appetizer or dish to share, we all critique the styles of the rich and famous on the red carpet and wager who will or will not win each award.  It’s very good… Continue reading Raspberry Cream Pie

Desserts · pies

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Pie is one of my reasons for living. You all know this.  I have been so spoiled by my Dad’s homemade pie my whole life that I will almost never eat pie that isn’t homemade.  I’ll occasionally eat a piece of pie from Snohomish Pie Company, which is a wonderful little local bakery here, but… Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Classic Pecan Pie

I have another new pecan pie recipe to share with you all.  Last year, I shared my friends Randy and Renee’s amazing recipe for Southern Boy Pecan pie– a wonderful, corn-syrup free pecan pie infused with bourbon, butter, and vanilla. Today, I’m sharing with you a classic, traditional pecan pie made with corn syrup and… Continue reading Classic Pecan Pie

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Brown Sugar Pie

It’s almost November!! I feel like I should say that louder because I am so happy about it.  YOU GUYS, IT’S ALMOST NOVEMBER!!   !!!!!!! This is probably my favorite month of the year.  Starbucks Christmas cups.  Christmas carols.  Turkey.  Family.  Thanksgiving.  Cutting down my Christmas tree and decorating it with the kids. Oh yeah, and… Continue reading Brown Sugar Pie

Breakfast · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts with Maple Glaze

Once upon a time, long, long ago, in 2011, a girl who had just started her baking blog made homemade raspberry pop-tarts, posted them, and had her first ever post really go “viral.”  Not real viral.  Not Susan Boyle singing “I Dreamed a Dream” viral, but definitely Pinterest viral.  It got hundreds of thousands of hits,… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts with Maple Glaze

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Shannon’s Dutch Apple Pie

I really love apple pie.  Like really love it.  It is up there with Christmas, puppy breath, coffee, and Disneyland on my list of very favorite things in the entire world. It is practically perfect in every way. Dutch apple pie is one of my favorite variations.  I love the buttery, brown sugary crunchy topping… Continue reading Shannon’s Dutch Apple Pie

Breakfast · christmas · cinnamon rolls · Desserts · Easter · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Apple Pie Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls

I love apple pie and I love cinnamon rolls.  In the grand scheme of things, they are for sure in my top 5 favorite dessert items.  I’m honestly a little disappointed in myself that it took me until now to do it. This is the simplest, easiest recipe for cinnamon rolls ever because you don’t… Continue reading Apple Pie Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls