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Other people’s recipes: Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ black walnut pie

Almost a week late, here’s a quick rundown on the delicious black walnut pie I made six days ago. The recipe comes from Emily and Melissa Elsen, The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, like most of the pies I’ve … 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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Pumpkin Pie Fest part III: the results

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This was the scene as a hundred or more hungry graduate students descended on our group’s lunch area to take part in CSAIL Pumpkin Pie Fest: We gave out more than 200 portions of pumpkin pie, and according to some … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Fest part II: the pies

On Sunday, I baked five of the six pies. I ran into two issues that prevented me from baking pie #6 on Sunday: I ran out of both pumpkin and eggs. (This was perhaps because my shopping list was based … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ Concord grape pie

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Continuing to explore the Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book (Emily & Melissa Elsen, 2013), since it is now fall, it’s time to move on to that section of the cookbook, which is intended to reflect seasonally available ingredients. Among … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Sweet cherry streusel pie from Four & Twenty Blackbirds

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It’s been a long while since I’ve made an actual pie — I think it would have to have been a pumpkin pie, some year around Thanksgiving. But earlier this year I bought The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book … Continue reading

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