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August 8th, 2012

Cream Cheese Pie (Simple Cheesecake)


Today is my hubby’s birthday; tonight we will celebrate with Pasta Carbonara and Cream Cheese Pie – his favorites.  Every year I ask what he wants for dinner on his birthday, but every year I already know the answer.  He loves this cream cheese pie topped with strawberries.  The recipe came from his mother and is a basic, simple cheese cake.   Fortunately for me it’s easy to make and always works when I need to get on his good side. 😉  I have tried a few times to pass off a store-bought graham cracker crust, but that’s always a

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September 1st, 2016

No-Bake Blackberry Lemonade Pie

Blackberry Lemonade Pie

Labor Day weekend is here.  This No-Bake Blackberry Lemonade Pie is a refreshing way to celebrate our last hurrah of summer before we totally start craving everything pumpkin!  (Yes, I admit, I can’t wait)  But for now this refreshing taste of lemon and sweet blackberries is perfect for a warm summer day with friends.  It all begins with a Lemon Cream Oreo Crust, followed by a lemon-cream cheese filling, and finally topped off with a fresh swirl of fresh blackberry sauce which all adds up to YUM.  Did I mention it’s no bake?  Summer is still looking delicious! Read More

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April 28th, 2016

Rhubarb Pie Bars

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Okay Rhubarb lovers – this one’s for you!  My mom’s Rhubarb Custard Pie has always been my personal favorite.  I love the mix of the tart rhubarb combined with the creamy filling – perfection.  These Rhubarb Pie Bars have that same great flavor in an easy-to-make bar.  A simple shortbread crust is a yummy stand-in for the pie crust and the taste is just like the amazing pie.

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It seems we can never get enough rhubarb recipes in our family – we are always looking for another fun idea to try.  Some other great favorites include Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce,

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March 13th, 2015

20 Pies to Celebrate Pie (or Pi) Day


Since tomorrow is Pi Day  (3.14) or at our house Pie Day, we thought we’d round up a few irresistible pies to help you celebrate.  Having a hard time deciding which to choose?  May we suggest a Pie Day Party complete with an irresistible Pie Bar . . .  this celebration is sounding better and better!

By the way, did you realize that Pi Day this year is a once-in-a-century numerical phenomena: the date falls in sequential order of the first five digits of pi: 3/14/15.  All the more reason to celebrate!

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November 7th, 2014

Pumpkin Chess Pie with Praline Pecan Sauce

It’s definitely that time of year to start thinking PIE.  So what’s your favorite for the big day?  At my house everyone has a different opinion – so that means lots of pies!  And who doesn’t like a little taste of each??

This Pumpkin Chess Pie is a simple variation on the classic favorite, but the show-stopper here is once you pair it with the Praline Pecan Sauce, you’ll have a true favorite favorite that is simple irresistible.

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Be sure to make plenty of the praline pecan sauce – be sure to try it on the apple pie too, it’s

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Caramel Potatoes

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