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Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Egg 'n' Grogg Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 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

Chocolate Oatmeal Pie

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal 8 comments

This recipe is my attempt to re-create the original version of this pie from the Brooklyn pie shop, Four and Twenty Blackbirds. It comes pretty darn close to replicating the original, which features a flaky all-butter crust, a layer of rich ganache, and a layer of gooey oatmeal that gets all caramelized and crisp on top. More

Sugar Rush: Plum Crumble at Four & Twenty Blackbirds

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

It's really the best of both worlds. The Plum Crumble at Four & Twenty Blackbirds features pie with a traditional crust on the bottom and a crumble crust on the top. More

Where To Get The Best Pies in New York (Our Top 5)

New York The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

Pies are a matter of great importance to those of us at Serious Eats—and they're a mighty tough thing to get right. But taste test after taste test, there have been some shops that nearly always emerge as top contenders—making excellent pies no matter the season, no matter the filling. So come meet our favorite 5 pie bakers in New York. (And one honorable mention!) More

Sugar Rush: Cranberry-Sage Pie at Four & Twenty Blackbirds

New York Kathy YL Chan 4 comments

We're back today for yet another slice of this Cranberry-Sage pie. If I were smarter, I would have bought an entire pie instead of stopping in every few days for a slice or two. More

Behind The Scenes At Four & Twenty Blackbirds

New York Donny Tsang 1 comment

Just a little under a year old, Four & Twenty Blackbirds has become my favorite pie shop in the city. Ed praised their fruit pies, and they also made it to Kathy YL Chan's Top 5 New Dessert Spots of 2010. Their pies and shop feel comforting and personal. More

Sugar Rush's Top 5 New Dessert Spots of 2010

New York Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Bakeries and sweet spots open and close (sometimes both in a matter of months!), and in 2010 we've seen more than our fair share. A few were bad, some were delicious—and others were downright amazing. Today, we present you our top five new dessert spots of 2010. More

Where To Buy Last-Minute Thanksgiving Pie in New York

New York Ed Levine 2 comments

There are all sorts of fantastic bakeries in New York where you can pick up pie for your Thanksgiving table. But many of them require advance orders for Thanksgiving—and sometimes that just doesn't happen. Sometimes, you just need a last minute pie. And luckily, these fine bakeries are here to help you out. More

Sugar Rush: Fall Pies at Four & Twenty Blackbirds

New York Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Picking between the autumn pie offerings at Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Gowanus is no easy feat. While they may not make the single best pies in town, they are more than delicious, and you can always count on a mix of classic and creative flavors. 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

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