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Lavender Ice Cream

The recipe makes a big batch so you can halve it if you want to make less ice cream. But why go to all that trouble if you can have extra on hand? To make Lavender Ice Cream, you need an ice-cream maker. Electric or hand crank. Ingredients 3 cups milk, 1½ cups …

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Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Do you like a classic pumpkin pie? Why not taking it up a notch by adding a zing of ginger? As you may know, ginger is an aphrodisiac, used in ancient Chinese medicine. So, what do you think? A gingersnap crust and a scoop of lavender ice cream on the …

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Pecan Pie

This is a tried-and-true recipe for which you’ll receive praise all the time. The funny thing is that the recipe is taken just from the Karo corn syrup bottle. There’s just a little more vanilla and pecans. Surprise your family with this scrumptious Pecan Pie. Crust Basic Pie Dough Filling 1 cup corn syrup, 3 whisked eggs, …

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Classic New York Cheesecake

There is ongoing discussion about if cheesecake is a cake or a pie. You can find heated arguments over the question on food blogs and Twitter in particular and spend some time having great fun. Cheesecake is made up of filling held together with a crust, which by definition is a pie. But …

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Peaches and Cream Kuchen

When it comes to Peaches and Cream Kuchen, you’ll want to devour every last crumb of this sweet and rich dessert. If you’re wondering what “kuchen” means, it’s the German word for cake, however, in Germany cake has a broader meaning and covers anything from classic spongy cakes and tarts to pies. Crust 2 cups flour, …

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Sour Cream Raisin Pie

What grabs your attention with Sour Cream Raisin Pie is, besides the fluffy meringue and the creaminess of the puddings, the hint of orange zest. Many pie lovers find this compelling, as this is a flavor that will keep you coming back for more.  Crust Blind-Baked Crust Filling 2 cups sour cream, …

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Freeform Pies

Pie should look homemade. Have you already tried to make a freeform pie? You can make a pie in almost any kind of ovenproof dish. Then again, you don’t even need a dish. You can simply use the dough as a container for the filling, folding the excess edge in on top of …

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Triple Berry Pie

Triple Berry Pie is the perfect choice when you teach your children how to make a pie. Why? Well, firstly there’s no cutting involved, and secondly, the berries are vivid and colorful, and the final pies look really pretty. If you use frozen berries, thaw them only partially, so they don’t drown …

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Strawberry Pie With Double Crust

Double-crust strawberry pie is a juicy, vibrant pie that extends the season of spring well into summer. With the very first bite, you’ll experience its seductive magic. Keep in mind that strawberry pie needs to be stored in the fridge if it doesn’t disappear the first day. Crust Basic Pie Dough for a double-crust …

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Ham and Cheese Quiche

Beside pie, the ultimate comfort food is anything made with melted cheese. So why not go for the one-two punch and make a cheesy pie? Ham and Cheese Quiche is another one of those delicious, warm-your-insides recipes. It’s so easy to make it that you almost don’t need a recipe. This …

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