Pies and Tart Recipes

Every enthusiastic cook should have a solid, go-to pie or tart recipe in their repertoire. This is a collection of past favorites.

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Pie Crust Designs, These Pie Crust Masters Show you How it's Done

Pie Crust Designs, These Pie Crust Masters Show you How it's Done

If you're looking to move beyond a simple, basic crust this season, there are a host of next-level pie crust design techniques out there to inspire your creations.

Green Spaghetti Pie

Green Spaghetti Pie

Excited about this! A whole food, plant-based everyday remake of spaghetti pie - made with a special blended kale green sauce, chickpea or whole-grain pasta, and garlic.

Zucchini Ricotta Cheesecake

Zucchini Ricotta Cheesecake

A savory, summertime ricotta cheesecake recipe made with shredded zucchini, dill, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Perfect picnic or brunch fare.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Made using 100% whole wheat flour and hand-chopped chocolate chips, this is a skillet-baked twist on chocolate chip cookies. Spread the dough in an oven-safe skillet, and bake into a single mega-cookie.

Make Ahead Vegan Samosa Shepherd's Pie

Make Ahead Vegan Samosa Shepherd's Pie

Imagine a Shepherd's Pie with the flavors of an Indian samosa - that's what's going on here. Vegan, make-ahead, one-dish meal with a split pea (or lentil) base, mashed potato crust, and spices.

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Tomato Tarte Tatin

Tomato Tarte Tatin

A simple savory tomato tarte tatin made with ripe market tomatoes, plenty of caramelized onions, a wee splash of balsamic vinegar, and whatever pie dough you might have on hand (or in the freezer)...

Blueberry Lemon Verbena Pie

Blueberry Lemon Verbena Pie

A heads up about a recipe I've done for Nikole Herriott's new For the Love of Pie series. My contribution: Blueberry Lemon Verbena Pie.

Maple Buttermilk Pie

Maple Buttermilk Pie

A sweet little buttermilk pie I made. The filling is pure, creamy, maple-kissed tanginess, and simple to pull together.

A Nice Berry Pie

A Nice Berry Pie

My go-to berry pie recipe - a rye flour crust and mixed berry filling seasoned with fresh thyme leaves. It's the pie I bake most often.

Super Natural Every Day: Six Recipe Sampler

Super Natural Every Day: Six Recipe Sampler

A six recipe PDF sampler from my new cookbook, Super Natural Every Day. It includes a few of my v. favorite recipes - Millet Muffins, Ravioli Salad, Avocado & Mustard Seeds, Black Sesame Otsu, Tinto de Verano, and a Tutti-Frutti Crumble. Enjoy!

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