If these recipes are anything to go by, you all had amazingly delicious Thanksgivings (not that we expected anything less.) The highlights? Praline pumpkin cakes, cranberry upside down cake, and more. Check them all out in the slideshow!
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Our resident Scooped columnist, Max Falkowitz, had the audacity to turn pie into ice cream. Really delicious ice cream. Really delicious ice cream that had so many of the same great qualities as pie that we thought, what if we served them instead of pie. What if we had a Pie Cream Thanksgiving?
It's almost Thanksgiving and there's a good chance you've spent the last few weeks reading about the best way to cook your turkey and browsing through sides. No problem. Here's the quick lowdown on acing your pie.
Bostonians, this year you might want to skip the battle over oven space and opt for a pie you can buy. Here are three of our favorites.
You've made your perfect flaky pie dough, let it rest, rolled it out, and created the beautiful, crimped crust of your dreams. Your unbaked pie is sitting in the fridge, resting and waiting for the oven to preheat. You've come so far in pursuit of a delicious and beautiful pie, don't forget the most critical aesthetic step in the pie process: applying a fine coat of egg wash or cream to the top before you pop the pie into the oven.
One extra easy way to add a new touch is to serve flavored whipped cream with your pie. In addition to being unexpected—most people don't think to put maple flavored cream on their pecan pie and that's a shame—you don't have to incur the potential trauma of actually removing the pies from the menu. Want some flavor ideas? Come right this way!
If, like me, you're in need of a bit of the Thanksgiving spirit, I offer a two-pronged remedy. First, find A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on Netflix and watch it. Second, find a cast iron skillet and make some cornbread. There's something about mixing up this easy bread and baking it in a heavy, seasoned iron pan that feels very Americana and pioneer and Laura Ingalls Wilder all rolled into one.
You don't need to reconsider pie this Thanksgiving, but you should reconsider what goes on top of it. This rich, caramely Apple Pie Ice Cream will take your dessert to a whole new level.
Gobble gobble. Make something special for the kids table (or the "kids table") with these sweet Thanksgiving turkeys.
The ladies of Three Babes Bakeshop in San Francisco drop by to answer our pie-making questions, from tips on freezing pies ahead of time, pre-cooking apples, blind-baking, and more!
The perfect pie is equal parts science and art, and there are few things more intimidating in the American culinary repertoire than pie crust. How many of you have slaved away at a crust only to have it crumble upon rolling? How many of you have pulled a beautiful pie out of the oven only to realize upon slicing into it that the perfectly golden brown crust is leathery or tough? Or that your apple pie filling has turned mushy in the oven? Here are the most essential tips and techniques that will guarantee a perfect pie for your Thanksgiving table.
Nabisco may have discontinued these tart and sassy cousins of the original Fig Newton, but no worries, because now you can make them at home.
Whether fresh or dried, cranberries offer a perfect tart counter-taste to any sweet treat. Interested in making jams, sauces, pies, or muffins with this tasty berry? We have something for you here. Our tip—serve a cranberry sweet to add balance to your Thanksgiving table.
This sweet potato pudding comes straight from the The Brown Betty Cookbook's namesake herself. It was so well-loved, she served it every week. Once you try it, you'll see why: buttery, slightly spiced, and sweet, this pudding is an instant classic.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we have one thing on the brain, and no, it isn't turkey. It's pie, of course! Because does any holiday celebrate, embrace, and serve up pie the same way as Thanksgiving? In honor of all the piesobilities, over the next few weeks we'll be offering up a variety of recipes for the big three (pecan, apple, and pumpkin), plus pie baking tips, pie toppings, and more! First off, pecan pie, and 7 awesome variations.