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Bake the Book: Apple Cider Cream Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 6 comments

This apple cider cream pie is thickened with heavy cream and eggs, and flavored with sour cream. It's rather unique, and exceptionally delicious, toeing the line between tangy and sweet. More

Jay's Apple Cider Cream Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

This apple cider cream pie is thickened with heavy cream and eggs, and flavored with sour cream. It's rather unique, and exceptionally delicious, toeing the line between tangy and sweet. More

Bake the Book: Malted Chess Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo. More

Malted Chess Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo. More

Bake the Book: Samantha Bee's Salty Caramel

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

A couldn't-be-simpler pretzel crust serves as the base for a honey-sweetened, brown butter filling that's topped with a thick layer of melted chocolate and cream. A healthy sprinkling of flaky sea salt is the finishing touch. More

Samantha Bee's Salty Caramel

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 13 comments

To make this salty stunner, a couldn't-be-simpler pretzel crust serves as the base for a honey-sweetened, brown-buttery filling, topped with a thick layer of melted chocolate and cream. A healthy sprinkling of flaky sea salt is the finishing touch. More

Bake the Book: Chai Chess Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

For those of you who prefer to eat their drinks instead of sip them, First Prize Pies has come up with Chai Chess Pie, a sweetly spiced pie that relies on the complex flavors of cardamom, cloves, and tea leaves. More

Bake the Book: First Prize Pies

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Closed

Allison Kave won the Brooklyn Pie Bake-off in 2009. Since then, she's been cranking out deliciously inventive pies in every conceivable flavor. We've got a peek at some of her best recipes. More

Chai Chess Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

Strikingly dark and delicious, this sweet and spicy First Prize pie uses the complex flavors of chai tea to flavor an otherwise simple chess pie. A plain crust serves to highlight the filling, and big fat dollops of fresh whipped cream are encouraged. More

Smorgasburg: Some Serious Food That Somehow Has Gone Unnoticed (Until Now)

New York Ed Levine 11 comments

Should I admit that I made my first visit to Williamsburg, Brooklyn's Saturday-only hipster artisanal food bazaar Smorgasburg this past Saturday? Ahh, why not. What did I find? Some insanely serious food that we haven't written about. Until now, that is. More

First Prize Pies and Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Will NYC Get the Pie It Deserves?

New York Ed Levine 8 comments

New York's never been a great pie town. We have lots of great baked goods and lots of talented pastry chefs, but somehow our pies have never made it onto my nationwide pie honor roll. But with artisanally inspired handmade food in Brooklyn appearing at every corner and market, and the borough's do-it-yourself food culture growing ever-larger, we knew that a pie culture couldn't be far behind. Pies 'N Thighs started it, and now to pie lover's rescue come two pie companies—Four and Twenty Blackbirds and First Prize Pies. More

Get to Know a Piemaker: Allison Kave, First Prize Pies

Sweets Liz Gutman 6 comments

After Allison Kave won the Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off for her Bourbon Ginger Pecan pie entry, she felt inspired to pursue her baking hobby professionally. And so, she started First Prize Pies, an online pie shop. I chatted with Allison about her whimsical desserts, and even enticed her to share her recipe for Spicy Hot Chocolate Pie. (Just in time for Cinco de Mayo!) More

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