Bourbon & Berries Cocktail

Happy Christmas Eve Eve 🎄

Cranberry & Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail | via Pies Before Guys

I love that Christmas is on a Tuesday this year. The long weekend gives us *four* whole days of festivities. Which means extra servings of pie, mimosas, Christmas tunes, and lots of this Cranberry & Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail. And an excuse to break out my fancy gold cocktail shaker. Continue reading “Bourbon & Berries Cocktail”

September Pie Club

I’ll let you in on a little secret: the best place to hide your bourbon is in your pie. No one will ever see it coming, just like the surprise at the end of this post (don’t peek!).

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Throughout this pie journey there have been good pies, and mediocre pies, and interesting pies, and then one month will come along and bam there will be a great pie. September was one of those months.

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Don’t let this unassuming pie fool you. Hidden under that ordinary looking oatmeal crumble are a bunch of  tipsy pears who smuggled bourbon in their purse. Luckily these pears hold their liquor well.

Bourbon Pear Crumble | pieofthemonth.wordpress.com

We’ve found that the best thing to surround yourself with–aside from this month’s pie–is great friends. This month we were #blessed to have a wonderful group at Pie Club which even included a few out of town visitors. [not pictured: a lot of people]

Friends with Pie | pieofthemonth.wordpress.com

With fall creeping in, we’re counting down the days to classics like pumpkin pie and pecan pie–but before you start thinking about next month, take a peek behind the scenes of September’s bourbon beauty: