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»

Sweet Paul turns one

A few weeks ago we celebrated Paul’s first birthday with close family and friends, and are thrilled to share pictures from his “Sweet as Pie” themed party. Homemade apple, pecan and coconut cream pie was served… 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»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Sweet potato

Watch out, pumpkin! Sweet potato pie is here. We never would have guessed this pie could surpass the excellence of pumpkin, but it just might have. While a little more labour than pumpkin, we promise – it’s worth it… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Pumpkin

Oh how we look forward to the colder months when it means we can devour in the comfort of pumpkin pie. Creamy and light texture, rich yet somewhat spicy flavour (from the cloves) – what’s not to love? more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Apple

Nothing says autumn like an apple pie. All summer long, we fill our ovens with various fruit pies and we have to say, we are more than excited for the outdoor temperatures to drop to enjoy a warm apple dessert. more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Cherry

There is something about sour cherry pie that screams old-fashioned. Although we love eating fresh sour cherries from our neighbor’s backyard tree, we had yet to try them within a flakey, buttery piecrust. Just another reason we are grateful this challenge – it encourages us to step outside our comfort zone… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Peach

Come summer, peaches are at their peak. Easy to find at the farmer’s market, and their flavor is unmistakable. Similarly to chess and apricot, this was our first time making and tasting peach pie. Considering this, we opted to test out a recipe from Epicurious, and it was a success… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Blueberry

Blueberry pie is one of our all time favourites, and we can always look forward to Grandma Verna making this pie several times throughout the summer. This pie screams summer, and was perfect for a Canada day celebration… 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»