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more CSA highlights! and lowlights.

We have been cooking so much since we joined a CSA. (We’ve actually switched, since I made that post, from Brooklyn Supported Agriculture to Farm to People. We were having a hard time rehoming our unwanted items, and if we … Continue reading

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Pie Cook-Through #5 and #6: Sugar Plum Pie & Banoffee Pie

I’m not entirely sure sugar plums are a thing. The farmers’ market definitely sells something it calls sugar plums – they’re about the size of a half dollar, scarlet on the inside and sweet as all hell, I eat ’em … Continue reading

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Pie Cook-Through #4: Ginger-Peach Pie

So you might remember I had a crust situation. After making that pie, I was mad, you guys. Making the crust made me mad. I didn’t want to be mad. I wanted to eat delicious crust wrapped around a fruity … Continue reading

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Pie Cook-Through #3: Mocha Black-Bottom Pie

This pie wasn’t supposed to happen. For my third pie in the pie cook-through, I had selected Grasshopper Pie, as much for the chance to use up some of the marshmallow fluff left over from Rocky Road Pie as for … Continue reading

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Pie Cook-Through #2: Strawberry-Basil Pie

The story of this pie is not the story of the pie, but of the crust. The pie itself is pretty straightforward. Kave describes it as a sweet riff on Caprese salad, the classic Italian salad of mozzarella, basil and … Continue reading

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Pie Cook-Through #1: Rocky Road Pie

You know you have a friend for life when their first response to seeing a beautiful cookbook of pies is, “Let’s buy this and cook through it.” So we’re gonna. First Prize Pies is a pie bakery based in Brooklyn … Continue reading

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