Black-Bottom Peanut Pie

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 16, 2015

Photo by Roy Finamore
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Photo by Roy Finamore

This recipe is my spin on the classic Southern black-bottom pies. Ever since childhood, I’ve loved the combination of peanuts and chocolate. Once you have one slice, you won’t be able to stop.



Piled-High Apple Pie Recipe

By Lindsay Hunt | May 27, 2011

Photographer: Lindsay Hunt

Photo: Lindsay Hunt

I am really into holidays and any occasion to celebrate, particularly one that necessitates pie. Fall has many such occasions, pumpkin pie and pecan pie for Thanksgiving, but summer has no defined pie to holiday relationships. This leaves me in place to take every chance I can get to bake a flaky-crusted, fruit-filled summer dessert.  Read More


Karo Syrup Pecan Pie Recipe

By Lindsay Hunt | November 24, 2010

Photo: ImoplexG

Photo: ImoplexG

For this week’s Baking Around the World installment, I didn’t have to travel far.  I’m focusing on America.  What better week than Thanksgiving week is there to feature pie, the most American dessert of all?  As a tribute to the big feast tomorrow I made two different pecan pies and had friends over to taste test.

My first pie was the Karo syrup classic recipe, with a little brown sugar added for flavor.  I tweaked it for a second version with brown butter, brown sugar, and the British sweetener Lyle’s Golden Syrup. Read More

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