pies & tarts

  • Brown Butter Pecan Pie

    By Jennifer McHenry on December 19, 2013
    It seems that every year around holiday time, I try to make some variation of pecan pie. It has long been one of my favorite desserts, and I enjoy finding ways to keep it new. The idea for this year’s little twist just kinda hit me one day. Brown butter. I’m no stranger to baking with pecans or brown butter. […]
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  • Mini Caramel Tarts

    By Jennifer McHenry on November 25, 2013
    I’m so excited to share these tarts with you. They are just so good in so many ways that I am not entirely sure where to start to tell you about them. Do I talk about how they’re so tiny? Or how good they are? Or maybe I should express my excitement over the short ingredient list? I have to […]
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  • Caramel Chess Tart

    By Jennifer McHenry on November 22, 2013
    I know we’ve talked about it previously, but I am just so utterly fascinated by Chess Pie. It takes the most unassuming list of ingredients and turns them into a gooey and delicious pie. It’s pure genius. When I was planning what pies to bake for Pie Week, I knew I wanted to make a Chess Pie. I thought about […]
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