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Know Your Sweets: Shoofly Pie

Shoofly Pie (Aliases: Shoo Fly Pie, Shoo-fly Pie, Shoe Fly Pie) is a gooey molasses-based confection best known as a regional specialty of Pennsylvania and for its association with Amish and Mennonite Country. Want to know about the wet- versus dry-bottom debate or which molasses to use? Read on. More

8 Places To Buy Your Holiday Pies In Seattle

It's sweet pies that I'm seeking for upcoming holiday dinners, including Thanksgiving. Oh, it's nice to bake a pie, especially with so many seasonal ingredients in the offing, but sometimes there's no time for such tasks, which makes the convenience of pie shops particularly alluring. I've scoured the streets of Seattle looking for a selection of pie places to alleviate you of your baking burden. Here are 8 great choices. More

Market Scene: Renningers Antiques and Farmers Market in Kutztown, PA

When traveling through the rolling corn fields of Eastern Pennsylvania, it's hard to limit the number of stops one can make at this or that roadside farm stand. Thankfully, the Kutztown outpost of Renningers Antiques and Farmers Market kills several birds with one convenient, folksy stone. The market stalls are teeming with Pennsylvania Dutch classics like sauerkraut baked beans, shoo-fly pie, pretzels, horehound candy (who still eats horehound candy?!) and all manner of cured meats. More

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