The Difference Between Shepherd’s Pie, Cottage Pie, and How to Make Them

There's a really simple difference between Shepherd's Pie and Cottage pie and I won't even drag out the lukewarm mystery until the end of the post to make you read the whole thing! It just comes down to what kind of ground meat you use. Shepherd's Pie is traditionally made with ground lamb while it's... Continue Reading →

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Fresh and Tart Cranberry Pie Recipe

Between fall and Christmas, there is a surplus of cranberries at the grocery store. Other than making cranberry sauce, I wanted a way to try and use these tartly bitter berries from the Northeast to create a less common dish. Having never had a cranberry pie, I thought I would try my hand at making... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Pecan Pie Recipe

Pie is a quintessential dessert during the holiday season. When I was a kid, I didn't understand how to make one because my family only purchased them from bakeries. One Thanksgiving, my aunt made a pecan pie from scratch and in response to my utter amazement, she brushed off my praise by telling me it... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Classic, no frills, pumpkin pie. I'm finally getting around to putting this recipe up and even though I made my own pie with absolutely no technical finesse (it's these big clunky man hands), that doesn't mean you can't do something pretty with this simple recipe. As far as the taste goes, I was extremely pleased... Continue Reading →

Apple Pie Filling and Dessert Topping

Pie rules and when fall rolls around, it's time for pie spices in everything! This simple recipe for pie filling is not only absurdly easy, but it's relatively fast and low-calorie (for a dessert). I tried to make it so that you can still taste all of the apple flavor, but still get that sense... Continue Reading →

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