Apple Custard Pie

Apple Custard Caramel Tart Recipe- A Taste of Heaven!

So many delicious flavors in this recipe, your taste buds will thank you!  Vanilla custard, salted caramel, and apples coated with cinnamon,  all in a cinnamon tart shell.  This one will be worth the wait. It is made from simple everyday baking ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboards.  I used frozen Cortland… Continue Reading


Pumpkin Cheesecake

2 Layer Pumpkin-Cheesecake Pie Recipe

When Autumn rolls around, I start thinking about preparing for the big Thanksgiving Day feast.  That means the turkey and all the accouterments.    The dinner itself is easy as  I always cook a turkey with a traditional French meat stuffing that my mom made.  A recipe she got from her mother, who probably got… Continue Reading


blueberry yogurt pie with purple petunia

Blueberry Yogurt Pie

Blueberry Yogurt Pie Healthy vs. Happy We are all trying to keep that balance between healthy and happy.  Sure we could  eat twinkies all day and be really happy, but not so  healthy.  Or, we could eat kale all day and be really healthy….but not so happy.  Finding that balance is really what it is… Continue Reading


Single Crust Pie Shell

How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust

Have you ever struggled with rolling out pie crust dough?   Why do most people opt for Pillsbury frozen pie crust instead of making their own homemade crust?   Edges cracking and breaking apart? Dough sticking to rolling-pin or counter?  Not to  worry….I have learned some fool-proof tricks that make rolling out pie crust easy.… Continue Reading


Key lime

Key Lime Pie with a Twist (Greek Yogurt)

Key Lime Pie Twist of lime as a garnish? Yes, but the twist you see, is my special ingredient  “Greek yogurt”.  When thinking of summer desserts, Key Lime Pie always to come to mind. This pie was named after the key limes that are native to the Florida Keys. Citrus fruits give food a fresh summer… Continue Reading