Morello Cherry Pie

This recipe for a juicy, easy-to-throw-together cherry pie concludes my countdown of thirty recipes for July Fourth! I couldn’t resist the jar of dark Morello cherries at Trader Joe’s and they were delicious baked into a pie.  Add some vanilla ice-cream and some blueberries and you’ve got the perfect American, red, white and blue Fourth of July dessert.  I used pre-made pie crusts and cut the … Continue reading Morello Cherry Pie

Smores Brownie Pie

Smores Brownie Pie, recipe number twenty-three in my countdown of thirty cookout recipes, screams summer and the Fourth of July.  It’s made up of a graham cracker crust, a brownie layer topped with Hershey’s chocolate bars and finally a marshmallow layer. What to buy: for the crust: 12 graham crackers or approximately 1 and 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/3 cup sugar … Continue reading Smores Brownie Pie

Frozen Biscoff Pie with a Graham Cracker-Biscoff Crust

Biscoff is a nut-free spread made from Lotus Speculoos (Biscoff) cookies (yes, the kind you get on Delta flights) that has the consistency of creamy peanut butter and the sweetness you’d expect from something made from cookies.  It’s delicious and perfect for recipes like this one where it features in every layer.  I adapted my recipe from Dorothy’s at Crazy for Crust, omitting the white chocolate and … Continue reading Frozen Biscoff Pie with a Graham Cracker-Biscoff Crust

Black and Blue Pie Crisp

June is almost here and it is certainly feeling like summer in NC.  Memorial Day always kicks off the summer for me and I’m happily in the summer mindset now as far as cooking goes. Last November, after the excitement of our wedding and honeymoon in October, I needed a cooking project to motivate me in the kitchen and to hopefully inspire some readers’ Thanksgiving menus so … Continue reading Black and Blue Pie Crisp

Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies

I often use frozen berries in smoothies and in baking so I jumped at the chance when Wyman’s of Maine asked me to try their frozen blueberries in a Sally Cooks recipe. I was having a few friends for dinner so I decided to make individual apple and blueberry pies for dessert.  I experimented with a few different ways of making the pies.  My first attempt sprung … Continue reading Apple and Blueberry Hand Pies

Chicken Pot Pie with a Biscuit Crust {Happy National Pi Day!}

Happy National Pi Day! To celebrate, Inkling asked me to join in the fun by sharing an original pie recipe along with their two delicious pie related recipes from the Modernist Cuisine at Home cookbook: Flaky Pie Crust and Sous Vide Vanilla-Cinnamon Pastry Cream. I love sweet pies, especially cherry and apple pie but I decided to go with a savory pie that’s always a … Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with a Biscuit Crust {Happy National Pi Day!}

Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Snickers Pie

At the beginning of this month I resolved to cook thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine. I hoped to find some great recipes for my family’s Thanksgiving and to share some you might want to make for your family.  I’m excited to share this recipe, number thirty, and the last recipe in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project!! I wanted to … Continue reading Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Snickers Pie

Triple Fruit {Strawberry, Cranberry and Pear} Crisp

This recipe is sweet sixteen in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine and hopefully sharing some that you’ll want to serve for Thanksgiving.  You can find the original Food Network Cranberry Pear Crisp recipe here. I love fruit crisps because they’re easy to make with fresh or frozen fruit and there is … Continue reading Triple Fruit {Strawberry, Cranberry and Pear} Crisp

Coconut Pumpkin Pie with a Gingersnap Crust

If you’re new to Sally Cooks (welcome!) and a little background on this month’s posts: I’m putting my November issue of Food Network Magazine to good use, cooking my way through the issue and sharing my results,  hopefully some recipes that would be perfect to serve at your Thanksgiving table in a few weeks.   Coconut Pumpkin Pie is the fifteenth recipe so far and … Continue reading Coconut Pumpkin Pie with a Gingersnap Crust