Category Archives: Pie

Pumpkin Pie with a Yummy Chocolate Crust

Pumpkin Pie with a Yummy Chocolate Crust

  We got together with several of our friends recently and made 18 pies in two hours – including the dishes!  One of pies the group made was a pumpkin with chocolate crust.  There were many steps to the pie filling and was not ‘simple,’ but the crust was easy.  This is a great crust…Continue Reading

It’s Time to Make and Freeze those Holiday Pies!

It’s Time to Make and Freeze those Holiday Pies!

Last year The Simple Celebration hosted a make-ahead pie party.  All who participated agreed that having homemade pies in the freezer that only had to be baked saved a lot of time, energy, and sanity during the busy holiday cooking and party season. The make-ahead pie “secret” is freezing the pie after assembly.   Wrap the…Continue Reading

Double Cherry Pie = Double the Goodness!

Double Cherry Pie = Double the Goodness!

This time of year, cherries are fresh, sweet, and delicious (and on sale!).  Pick up a couple of bags the next time you are at the grocery store – one for snacking and one for baking. Vicki combined two cherry pie recipes to come up with this sweet and tart, and oh so yummy, recipe.…Continue Reading

Frozen Key Lime Pie – A Sweet Fiesta Finish

Frozen Key Lime Pie – A Sweet Fiesta Finish

Instead of the traditional Mexican desserts, i.e., flan or churros, try this Frozen Key Lime Pie recipe to end your Fiesta on a sweet note.  This is an original recipe from one of our favorite chefs, Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa.  One of the great things about this pie is you can make it days…Continue Reading

Pumpkin Pie in Minutes

Pumpkin Pie in Minutes

What is your favorite Thanksgiving pie? Many of us have fond memories of Thanksgiving desserts.  We hope that this week’s pie recipe blogs have inspired you to try and bake a pie or two – do not fear the crust!  Pumpkin is Mary-Ellen’s favorite pie.  As a child growing up in New York, she would…Continue Reading