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Pie #1: Peaches and Blueberry with a Cobbler Topping


As some of you may recall I am attempting a Great Pie Experiment.  What better day to get experimenting with a summer fruit pie than the 4th of July?  I was looking for something sweet but summery that I could share with others to celebrate our nations birthday.  After flipping through the pages of Ken Haedrich’s Pie Book for awhile I came across this recipe for Peach and Blueberry pie with a Cobbler Topping.  It sounded perfect, and better yet, I had all the ingredients.

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The Great Pie Experiment



So I was recently introduced to this book by Ken Haedrich which has 300 tried and true recipes for pie.  You may not know this but I have had a love affair with pie for a long time.  Sure, there was that time in college where I ate cake every day, but we prefer not to talk about that….for many reasons.  I have always been drawn to pie.  So many choices, so little time!  But I realized after seeing this book that I really haven’t explored with my love of pie.  I have a couple recipes that I LOVE and I stick by them.  Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for a Great Pie Experiment (GPE for short).  So if you will dear readers, follow me along this experiment of pie as I test my skills and review this fabulous book. There will be tears, hopefully not blood, happy moments, and yes, lots and lots of pie.

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Dish-o-the-Week: Maple Pork Chops


When Speed Racer and I first got married, pork chops were a staple.  They’re cheap, fast, easy, and most of the time when I made them they were pretty bland.  Lately I’ve been finding ways to spice up the usual pork chop in different ways.  One of the favorite recipes I found was a Maple glazed pork chop.

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Dish-o-the-Week: Thai Coconut Soup



Finally!  Another dish of the week.  I am sorry I have neglected trying out new recipes for so long!  But it’s been busy around here and any cooking has been pretty rushed.  But here we are!

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Dish-o-the-Week: Nutella Pastries

It’s been awhile since I did a Dish-o-the-Week post so I thought it was about time.  This is a super simple recipe that I got from Pinterest.  However, I have been experimenting with different recipes using crescent rolls for a while.  But this is for sure one of my favorites, if you like Nutella, you will love this.

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Top 10 Pins

It’s that time again!  Time for another Top 10 Pins!  Here’s what I’ve been oggling, drooling over, and dreaming about over the last couple weeks.  Be amazed, be very amazed…okay well maybe it’s not that great but they are fun things to think about.

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Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes and Spicy Maple Butter

That’s right, TWO dishes this week.  Just because I love you that much.  Maybe you’re having trouble trying to decide what to make for dinner, well here are two of your meals right here on my blog this week.  Now, this dish sounds more like a Sunday lunch to me, but it was actually pretty easy for dinner and just the right amount with a little left over.

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