Frozen Mint Chocolate Pie

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Remember last week when I said that I wanted to say goodbye to summer with some super easy 3-ingredient DIY Ice Cream? Well, apparently I lied. Sorry not sorry. I just couldn’t get over how simple it was to make—I wanted to see if it was possible to do even more with it. Say, like make my very own frozen grasshopper pie! As you can see, it was very successful. The ice cream, loaded up with crushed mint chocolate cookies,[Read more]

White Chocolate Cheesecake Tart

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So let’s see. Right now I’m staring at twelve gallons of paint that I neatly set up against a wall. I’m leaving for a week-long trip tomorrow morning, so coming home to cans scattered all over the place wouldn’t be my idea of a good time! In the last week or two I’ve painted: 2 hallways, 2 bathrooms (one of them twice), my kitchen, dining room, bedroom, and two guest bedrooms. If that wasn’t enough, I also painted a side[Read more]

Easy Sweetheart Blueberry Pies

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 It started with a leak in the ceiling. Then the drywall came crashing down and it was determined that we needed a new water heater. Then I spent the next several days patching the hole. Then I got spray texture all over the surrounding walls and needed to paint. Then half of the paint peeled off when I went to remove the painter’s tape. And so on. So, yeah, that’s where I’ve been this past week. 😝 I haven’t had[Read more]

Apple Butterscotch Galette (Crostata)

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Is this month flying by or what? Thanksgiving is right around the corner yet I’d swear that Halloween was just a week ago. It’s crazy! If you’re in panic mode right now, fear not, because I’m all about easy recipes. And juicy apple galette is not only simple, but delicious. 🙂 There are three major components to this recipe: A flaky, buttery homemade pie dough base, juice granny smith apples (or any apple of your choice), and my super quick and easy[Read more]

Banoffee Pie

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Have you been patiently waiting for part 2 of my Thanksgiving Extravaganza? Well, here it is folks: Banoffee pie. I know that it isn’t as traditional as the big three (pumpkin, apple, pecan) but it’s so delicious and so easy to make that it would be an absolute travesty if I didn’t share it on the most pie-filled month of the year. I would like to thank The Great British Bake Off for introducing me to this dessert. For those of you[Read more]

Irresistible Raspberry Pie

Hello, my friends. May I interest you in another fruity, summery dessert? This one was a blast to make because I was able to teach myself two new skills: First, how to make a lattice pattern on the top of a pie (way easier than it looks) and second, that when it comes to fruit pies, FOLLOW ESTABLISHED RECIPES. I figured out that the reason all of my pies were coming out with soggy bottoms, burnt crusts, under-baked crusts, liquid fillings, dry fillings,[Read more]