I’m Back!

I’m baaack. Summer has been crazy fun & crazy filled so there was less pie baking and more sunscreen wearing, vacation having, and apartment moving. But my hiatus is coming to an end just in time for the sweater wearing, dessert eating days of fall. While my oven preheats for a few new recipes, I’m […]

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Dirt Cup Chocolate Pudding Pie

Dirt Cup Chocolate Pudding Pie | via Pies Before Guys

I’ve always been under the impression that no one buys gummy worms unless you’re 5 years old or your kid is 5 years old. Tbh I don’t know the last time I even had a gummy worm. But guys, they’re actually v delicious. So why am I back on the gummy worm train? Well… Usually […]

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Pineapple Mule

In the spirit of channeling the tropical weather with this Caramelized Pineapple Cream Pie, I put the leftover pineapple to good use.

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Caramelized Pineapple Cream Pie

It did not remotely feel like summer in Chicago this weekend. I woke up to a forecast of 44 and cloudy. We can only hope summer will make an appearance by August.

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Southwest Chicken Pot Pie

It’s been gloomy and rainy all weekend in Chicago. The kind of weather that makes me want to do absolutely nothing. Do you think Spring will ever make an appearance? Saw this yesterday and it’s almost too accurate… Thanks for nothing, Spring. Since I’m pretty sure we’ll never get out of winter, we might as […]

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Nutella Pie

Nutella Pie | via Pies Before Guys

Hap-pie pi day, friends! Hope your day has been filled with lots of pie (sweet, savory, pizza…whatever floats your boat). No shame: I had pizza for lunch and dinner, plus pie for dessert. In honor of Pi Day I have a new *delicious* recipe. But first…there’s some Nutella controversy out there, so let me start […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Mint Pie

As a kid I looked forward to St. Patrick’s Day solely for the McDonald’s mint shamrock shakes. I’m a fan all things mint—mojitos, thin mints, this pie… The problem was…shamrock shakes aren’t sold at every McDonald’s. So it was essentially a month long scavenger hunt. With no clues. 🤷‍♀️ But because people are lazy there’s an […]

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7 “Pi Day” Hot Spots in Chicago

7 "Pi Day" Hot Spots in Chicago | via Pies Before Guys

This is not a drill…Pi Day (aka the best day of the year) is one week away. I’m counting down these next seven days with seven Chicago hot spots for Pi Day. If you live under a rock don’t know what Pi Day is: it comes around on March 14th every year. 3.14…March 14th…get it? Speaking […]

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Simple Lemon Berry Pie

Has anyone who says: “easy as pie” ever actually made a pie? Because if so, they’d know it’s anything but easy. It’s time consuming and messy and tiring and…absolutely delicious. But for real, a lot of recipes can be

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