Category Archives: Life of Pie

True Love Double Cherry Pie

During the tail end of the Korean war, my dad was stationed in Germany where he was a military policeman — a cushy assignment, to be sure. My mom was the girl he’d dated before he left, who was at … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie in Progress

I felt pretty good this morning, so I pitted some cherries for fresh cherry pie. The cherry pitter I bought a few months ago worked like a charm. I’m still on the road to recovery, so this pie is being … Continue reading

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In Defense of Pie

In a recent Slate post, ┬áNathan Heller rips into pie calling it gloppy, soggy and un-American. Fired up friends of pie (and friends of mine) hastened to send me the link, confident I’d have a strong response. And while my … Continue reading

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Spanish Pepper and Chorizo Pie

Our friends Brian and Melanie were coming over for dinner — and not just any dinner, but for promised savory pie. The pie I decided to make is Spanish Pepper and Chorizo Pie, a recipe from the book Pie, a … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Pies for Pi Day, 3.14

My family is so spoiled, especially when it comes to pies-on-demand. The girl promised her 8th grade algebra 2 class that her mom would bake a pie for Pi Day (3.14) and then chose exactly the pie she wanted me … Continue reading

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