About Mollie Cox Bryan

Mollie Cox Bryan is an award-winning writer and poet who’s contributed to Taste of the South, Virginia Living, and NPR’s Kitchen Window. She’s also the author of Mrs. Rowe’s Little Book of Southern Pies and Mrs. Rowe’s Restaurant Cookbook. Bryan lives with her husband and two daughters in Waynesboro, VA. @molliecoxbryan

A baked fresh peach pie with three slices missing.

Fresh Peach Pie

“Best peach pie in the world!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe. We’re not going to argue.

Two vinegar pie crusts in pie pans.

Vinegar Pie Crust

This pie pastry is as easy to make as, well, pie. It’s flaky and rich but simple and plain enough to let any filling shine.

Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon Chess Pie

This Southern creation is a simple affair. Just eggs, butter, sugar, and, of course, lemon, it’s a pleasantly homey dessert, perfect for any afternoon or occasion.