June cookin’

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First things first, Happy Vegan Pizza Day! If three little things weren’t standing in the way of my own pizza-making ambitions today, well, I’d have some dough rising right now. Instead, I’m melting into a puddle of freckles as it’s … Continue reading

the dawning of the pie

So, I currently have a few friends who are into no-sugar cleanses. Personally, I think it’s a sensible idea, but it’s become a little too trendy for my tastes and I’ve been busy stockpiling my organic, evaporated cane juice for an important reason: recipe testing for the newest in-progress Post Punk Kitchen cookbook has begun! I’m pretty much resurrecting The Piehole’s delivery service for all my local friends and humming the pie song from Waitress on a creepy, regular basis while wearing my cuter aprons.

I’ve warmed my feet in the syrup waters with two projects so far:

First up, Strawberry Handpies in Puffy Pie Dough

Each handpie is topped with coarse sugar and heart-shaped slits for my friend Millie’s Heartwarming party. Regardless of oozing some of the filling, they’re so freaking cute!!! And they rode a bus!!

Secondly, Sweet Potato Brazil Nut Crunch Pie in a Single Pastry Crust

This was the first pie I’ve sliced and hand-delivered to friends. Go, go magic pie and crust making!

Apple Cashew Creme Crumb is up next!