Yiyin’s chicken pot pie

Savory pies are something we are unfamiliar with making, so we reached out to the best. Today Yiyin shares her recipe for a comforting-fave, chicken pot pie… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Summary

Last year we introduced our first reoccurring series: eating seasonally-through pie. A challenge, based on the Modern Farmer Pie Chart, where we baked a new pie each month, focusing on in-season ingredients. Although we come from a family of pie makers, we only had a few staple recipes in our back pockets… more»

The ultimate kale-broccoli salad

Looking for a mouth-watering end of summer salad? We’ve got you covered. It seems that kale has taken over lately, and we love this fresh new take on the sometimes-boring kale salad. One of our sisters, who is spending the summer in France shared this recipe with blondewalk, and we are so thankful she did… more»

In the kitchen with: Grandma Verna

There is nothing like Grandma Verna’s pie – light, flakey, buttery crusts and flavourful fillings, all created with her special touch. The bar has been set high in our family with her impeccable pies and she is always willing to share her techniques and secrets along the way… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Apricot

The sweet and distinct flavour of apricots makes this pie ideal for the summer months. We opted for a coconut crumble topping to compliment the tartness of the fruit. Although the juices from the apricots leave this pie very moist, we recommend serving with whipped cream or ice cream… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Strawberry rhubarb

With May among us, we are taking advantage of the garden-fresh rhubarb arriving at the farmer’s market. Rhubarb is theoretically a vegetable, but when combined with sweet strawberries, it resembles a tart fruit… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Chess

Similar to pecan, chess pie is a southern specialty that we were thrilled to experiment with this month! Having never made a chess pie before, we were up for the challenge. Recipes vary, but the basic filling often contains eggs, sugar, butter and vinegar… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Lemon

Nothing says spring more than zesty lemon paired with billowy meringue. Lemon meringue pie is indeed a known classic, but we don’t make it as often as we would like. We happily welcome the challenge to making this show stopping dessert that everyone covets… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Chocolate mousse

February is the month of love. Therefore it seems highly appropriate that our second pie of the series is none other than chocolate pie. Maybe this is why they say chocolate is “in-season” this month? We aren’t sure, but who’s complaining? more»

Eating seasonally – through pie

We are thrilled to introduce our first reoccurring series for blondewalk: eating seasonally – through pie. Essentially we will bake one pie every month that highlights in-season ingredients. This challenge will force us to expand our horizons and learn 12 different varieties of pies throughout the year… more»