Tag Archives: chocolate pie

Several long-overdue recipe quick takes

There comes a point when you simply have to declare “blog bankruptcy” and clear out your writing backlog. That doesn’t allow you to discharge your writing debt in its entirety, but it does mean that you (well, I) can feel … Continue reading

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Nutrition estimates for those pies

In my post about CSAIL Holiday Baking Fest, I neglected to provide any nutrition estimates for the pies I made. Since I’m about to start making more pies for Christmas, I was reminded that I had left this undone. I … Continue reading

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CSAIL Holiday Baking Fest

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Last Monday, we held the first ever (so far as I can tell) CSAIL Holiday Baking Fest. It was not quite as well attended as I would have liked, but all the food did get eaten. (I ate rather too … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

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I was nearly ready to write this pie off as a complete failure, for reasons I’ll detail below, but I put it in the refrigerator overnight and brought it into work, and my co-workers loved it — they practically gobbled … Continue reading

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Chocolate caramel walnut tart

One of my favorite holiday-time desserts is a chocolate-caramel-walnut tart from Cook’s Illustrated. I first made it in 2007 after picking up the recipe in CI‘s holiday baking annual; searching today, I found the original recipe was from the November, … Continue reading

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Molly’s Chocolate Pie, my take

There’s been a recipe — or rather, several related recipes — going around for the past month or so. I got the pointer from Diane Duane (Tumblr here) and the original recipe is at Azriona’s LJ where she has been … Continue reading

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