Pie in the Hand

I Blame Pie

As Beth Howard explains, grieving is a lot like making pie. Except there’s no real recipe. You just sorta make it up as you go.

Banana Cream Pie

Marie Howard’s Banana Cream Pie

Behold, the pie that prompted Beth M. Howard’s parents’ marriage proposal. One taste and we understood why. We think you will, too.

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  • 1 H
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Warm Any Fruit Crumble

Warm Any Fruit Crumble

This simple crumble works its considerable magic on whatever fruit you fancy.

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  • 55 M
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stone-fruit-slump

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

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  • 30 M
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Toaster Tarts Recipe

Toaster Tarts

Though we love Pop-Tarts dearly, even as kids we thought the packaged pastries ought to taste better. Fruiter. Flakier. Fresher. Like these.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
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Blueberry Crumble Recipe

Blueberry Crumble

Not too sweet. Not too tart. Just right. That’s what we think of this obscenely simple crumble and its come-hither appeal.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Ginger Crumb Topping

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Ginger Crumb Topping

A classic spring coupling, this melding of rhubarb and strawberries takes the form of sweet tart pie filling burbling beneath ginger-inflected goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 15
Flaky Pie Crust

Rose’s Favorite Flaky & Tender Pie Crust

Rose Levy Beranbaum shares her recipe for easy, tender, flaky, cream cheese pie pastry. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
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Pate Brisee

Pate Brisee

Grandmothers tend to know a thing or three about pastry. Flakey, tender, buttery pastry. Witness this world-renowned chef’s recipe from his trusted grand-mère.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
Warm Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

Warm Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

This tart, which sits squarely on the sweet side of things, is a lovely melding of cheese course and last course—and even lovelier with a generous pour of port.

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  • 25 M
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  • 15
Spiced Maple Pecan Pie

Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise

Here’s a nifty little trick. Reduce maple syrup until sticky, infuse it with spice, and rely on it to impart its ridiculously intense essence to pecan pie.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
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Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart Recipe

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart

Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more, uh, character than your typical pumpkin pie.

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  • 3 H
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