Savory food, thoughts and photos.

A&E | Books | Fashion | Food | Life | Metro | Photos | Thoughts | Misc

01 December, 2007

Care For Some Pie?


In honor of National Pie Day, here's the first pecan pie I ever baked last Thanksgiving. Instead of buying goodies from a bake shop, I made two of these babies plus two leche flans, two dozen peanut butter chocolate cookies and two dozen snickerdoodles. I even made the dough for Food for the Gods, except the oven conked out on me and I had to give it to our friend K.T. to take home and bake in her oven.

All of that in addition to making prime rib roast with stuffing, potatoes au gratin and sauteed green beans and mushrooms for dinner. What can I say? I went cooking crazy.

Anyway, this pecan pie was based on a recipe from Elise of Simply Recipes. I was looking for a rich but not overly sweet pie, and this was perfect. As she promised, the vanilla, butter and molasses heightened the pecan flavor without the headache-inducing sweetness common in most pecan pies.

D., who is a pecan pie fiend, gave it two thumbs up. It was rich, chewy and full of nutty goodness that was just as enjoyable the day after with a good cup of coffee.

Label(s): Food
Technorati Tags: , , , ,

posted at 4:11 PM by City Muse

|

Links to this post:

Create a Link

About

I'm a curious dilettante
from Los Angeles, California.

You can also find me @Twitter .

Recent Posts

  • Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007
  • Vroom Vroom
  • Fresh Berries And Figs With Honey And Mascarpone
  • Keepon Dancing
  • Pretty Ugly
  • Short Takes
  • Favorite Joke
  • Wipeout
  • Patriotic Fireworks
  • The News on Paris
  • BLOG ARCHIVES




    Blogroll

    CITY
    LAist
    LA Observed
    Metroblogging L.A.

    FOOD
    Eater L.A.
    Slashfood
    Simply Recipes

    THOUGHTS
    Feministing
    Freakonomics
    The Dilbert Blog

    MISC
    Jason Calacanis

    Photo Gallery


    Recent Comments








    frontpage hit counter
    hits since 11-30-05
    All images ©2005 city muse.