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Bake the Book: Green Chili Chocolate Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Some desserts boast one secret ingredient. This pie has three. Jalapeno and ginger flavor heavy cream, which is mixed into melted bittersweet chocolate spiked with cardamom. The result is heady, spicy, and delightful, with a chocolate crust to match. More

Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Green Chili Chocolate Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 9 comments

Some desserts boast one secret ingredient. This pie has three. Jalapeno and ginger flavor heavy cream, which is mixed into melted bittersweet chocolate spiked with cardamom. The result is heady, spicy, and delightful, with a chocolate crust to match. More

Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Black Bottom Lemon Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 10 comments

If you're sick of lemon pies topped with cloying clouds of meringue, give this pie a try. A layer of dark chocolate ganache lines the crust, topped with a Meyer lemon curd infused with orange zest. It's a beautiful interplay between dark and light, bitter and sweet flavors. More

Bake the Book: Junipear Pie

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Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Junipear Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

If you've never baked with juniper berries before, now is a perfect time to start. The berries themselves are crusted with sugar and citrus zest, combined with slices of pear macerated in lemon and orange juice. The result is a refreshingly fragrant, citrus-tinged pie. More

Bake the Book: Egg 'n' Grogg Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 5 comments

Four & Twenty Blackbirds takes the flavor of boozy, creamy eggnog and pours it into a gingersnap crumb crust. There are plenty of eggs, and a little grogg (here, dark rum). More

Bake the Book: The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Book of Pie

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Sisters Melissa and Emily Elsen, owners and operators of Brooklyn pie shop Four & Twenty Blackbirds, have released a book of 60 pie recipes that bring their creations to a much wider audience. More

Summer Pie Making Tips from Brooklyn's Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Sweets Brooke Porter Katz 5 comments

How to prevent soggy bottom pie crusts, choose the best fruit, make awesome flavor combinations, and the deal with thickeners—these tips and more from Emily and Melissa Elsen of Brooklyn's Four & Twenty Blackbirds. More

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