Minis!
Oct 13

Minis!

I love to bake, as you can probably tell. I love to eat what I bake too (who doesn’t?)  In my house, this is the exchange that usually happens after baking occurs: Scene: it’s 8:30 pm, time for a little dessert. A freshly baked pie/cake/plate of cookies sits on the counter. Me (cutting a...

A Little Reminder of Summer…
Oct 11

A Little Reminder of Summer…

Late August in Northern California is blackberry season. Every summer since we moved here three years ago, we’ve gone berry picking at a local farm. What’s awesome about this particular farm is that their blackberries are thornless, thus making it a perfect kid activity. My daughter refuses to eat blackberries when I buy them...

The One
Oct 05

The One

When I think of a really good pie, it usually involves a buttery, flaky crust. Hands down, it’s my favorite kind. In a way, it actually inspired this website. My husband and I were eating my apple crumb pie one day and he commented, “wouldn’t it be great if we made a pie with...

It’s a Pie! It’s a Cookie!
Sep 30

It’s a Pie! It’s a Cookie!

It’s a Piookie! I have an obsession with cookies. All kinds: chocolate chip, sugar, peanut butter, mixed flavors, kid flavors. I love them. And I can NEVER eat just one. I know. A crust obsession AND a cookie obsession. It’s why I go to the gym everyday. This is one of my favorite go-to...

So Simple…And So Yummy!
Sep 21

So Simple…And So Yummy!

I guess now that I’ve got a Crust recipe out there, it means I need some filling to go with it (because one cannot survive on crust alone). I wanted something simple and delicious. Something that wouldn’t need baking because my house is already hot enough without turning on the oven. (I live near...

Crusts Under Construction
Sep 12

Crusts Under Construction

Welcome to my Crust addiction! I created this website because if there is one thing I love in the food world, it’s CRUST. I can’t get enough! I’m busy coming up with great recipes and practicing with my camera to get great photos for you. The next few months are pie-makin’ months in my...

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