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No-Cook, No-Bake, Summer-Friendly Pies

By Alexandra Fleischman | July 3, 2013

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I made a tarte Tatin this weekend, and as interesting and impressive as it was, my apartment has yet to cool off. The thing about using the oven over the summer is that 1) it has to preheat, and 2) an oven is an open window set to 500 degree temperatures right in the center of your apartment. No, thank you.

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So if, like me, you want a beautiful, classic dessert for the 4th of July that doesn’t require baking, be resourceful. Craft a pie crust and filling out of unexpected ingredients that don’t need to be heated, and get both flavor and a stunning centerpiece.

Mix and match the crusts, fillings, and ideas below to craft your own– when it comes to no-bake desserts, the proportions are flexible (so use your creativity). Read More


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