Category Archives: Life of Pie

What Happens When the Pie Lady Joins Weight Watchers

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time at all, you know that I like to bake pie. What you probably don’t know is that work, pie, and pretty much anything else have taken a higher priority … Continue reading

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Chorizo and Pepper Pie

The recipe I used for this pie called for Serrano ham, which I did not find. It also called for saffron strands to be incorporated into the crust. So, yeah. Saffron is expensive, and I just started a new business, … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie Mysteries Revealed AND Win a Pie from the CASPCA Holiday Raffle

It has come to my attention that there are people in this world that are intimidated by the prospect of making a pecan pie. (Scroll on down for a chance to win a pie from the CASPCA and me.) I … Continue reading

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Triple Layer Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

The girl requested I make one of the most complex pies in my repertoire for Thanksgiving. The Triple Layer Chocolate Pumpkin pie is not terribly hard to make, it just takes a lot of time and patience, because the layers … Continue reading

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Helping You Fake it for Thanksgiving

I’m just trying to do my part, here. I would hate for any of my Charlottesville community members to have to eat store-bought or refrigerated, pre-made pie crust (gasp!) for Thanksgiving. I think I have it in me to make … Continue reading

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