Blackberry Hand Pies

When it’s cold and rainy outside, you’d do anything for a little bit of sunshine. I picked (okay, I watched my husband pick) a whole bunch of blackberries around our yard this past summer. I was adding them on top of pancakes, throwing them in smoothies, but soon realized there would be way too many…

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Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Frosting

It’s Christmas Eve and possible that you may still be looking for a festive, impressive, but easy dessert to pass around. My family is pretty evenly split between cake lovers and pie lovers, but the one thing we can all agree on is that whoopie pies (the kind with lots of frosting) are always welcome…

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Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

Here’s another favorite from my holiday menu. I love the idea of taking traditional holiday foods like pumpkin pie, and kicking them up a notch. You still get all those satisfying flavors with a little something extra. Especially with dessert. Dessert is one meal you can have some fun with and not have the family…

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Lemon Meringue Pie

It seems pretty odd that a blog named “The Lemon Press” wouldn’t have the classic lemony dessert staple – Lemon Meringue Pie – in its inventory. It’s not because I’m not a fan or for lack of trying, I just haven’t found that perfect recipe yet that I felt was worthy of sharing. A few…

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Fool Proof Pie Crust

Blind baking is the process of baking a pie crust without the filling. Dough can be fragile and collapse if it’s too weighted down. For this reason, some pie crusts and tart shells should be baked before any filling is added. The best and easiest way I’ve found to do this is to line your…

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Blueberry Pie

Oh my stars, it’s the 4th of July! I always always always bake a pie for the 4th. It’s summery, it’s American, and it’s my husbands most requested dessert. This year it’s going to be blueberry. We’ve turned into such pie lovers in this house that I wanted to make sure we could enjoy a blueberry…

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Door County Cherry Pie

I’ve been traveling to Door County, WI for years and finally found a cherry pie recipe that tastes like the real thing but isn’t too complicated to make. If you aren’t able to find fresh or frozen Door County cherries, try using whichever cherries are seasonally available to you. If you do use frozen cherries,…

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