Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Unlike pumpkin pie, pecan pie has always been an absolute favorite of mine. Given my long-running love affair with nuts, I’d gobble up as much pecan pie as I...

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How to Make Perfect Pie Crust

Thanksgiving is the holiday known for pies. Pumpkin pie. Pecan pie. Pecan bourbon pie. Chocolate pecan pie. Apple pie. Sweet potato pie. You get the picture. Unfortunately, pie crust...

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Really good red velvet cupcakes are elusive to many. Some are dry, some are TOO fake-red red. And what’s the story behind red velvet cake (and cupcakes) anyway? After...

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The Weekend Dish: 11/6/2010

Happy November everyone! Wow, impossible to believe that Thanksgiving is less than a few weeks away. But holy crap, there is already tons of Christmas stuff in the stores!...

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Thanksgiving Prep: The Menu

For a lot of people hosting a holiday dinner can be an overwhelming feat. And rightfully so. Planning the menu, doing the grocery shopping, preparing the food so it...

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Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I was moving along yesterday morning, having a perfectly ho-hum kind of Tuesday when my fellow Pittsburgh bud (and Pens fan) Allison sent me a link to these cookies...

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Get your Thanksgiving requests in!

I am totally astonished that it’s already November. Where did fall go? Heck, where did the SUMMER go?! Well, whether we are ready or not, Thanksgiving will be here...

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