Desserts, Pies and Tarts

Cherry Cheesecake Hand Pies

Makes eight 4 1/2-inch round hand pies The slightly tangy cream cheese filling complements the acidity of the fruit in this hand pie. The cream cheese crust is tender yet durable, making these pies perfectly portable.


Hearts of Artichoke Salad

Makes 4 servings Artichoke hearts are tender and delicious and pair perfectly with the sharp red onion, briny kalamata olives, and sweet tomatoes. Ingredients 4 fresh or frozen artichoke hearts 1 lemon, halved 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper […]

Desserts, Pies and Tarts

Shoo-Fly Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie This pie is made with alternating layers of streusel-like crumbs and molasses filling, resulting in a cakelike texture with a base of gooey and flavorful molasses. It is a type of traditional Amish pie that is called “wet bottom,” for the layer of molasses that settles […]

Pies and Tarts

Strawberry Balsamic Pie

Makes one nine-inch pie Filling Ingredients 4 cups (1 quart) strawberries, fresh, hulled and halved (or frozen, halved) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup cornstarch Egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 tsp water and a pinch of salt) Sanding sugar or granulated sugar, as needed […]