Concord Grape Pie for the Fall from the CIA

Concord Grape Pie for the Fall from the CIA

The season for Concord grapes is almost over, lasting just from the end of August to mid-October. Then you have to wait a full year. Act now. There is no other flavor like Concord. Which explains the juices and the jams. There are other ways to employ Concord grapes,...
Creamy Prosciutto and Leek Pie from Not-So-Humble Pies

Creamy Prosciutto and Leek Pie from Not-So-Humble Pies

Yesterday I posted a recipe for Parmesan Pastry Crust. Easy and savory and destined for a quiche or other dish enabled by cheese. Here’s the recipe you want: Creamy Prosciutto and Leek Pie. This dish is a delight: rich, dense and rumbling with flavor. There’s a bonus,...
TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

It’s a confusing time of year. A friend of mine, with a house in rural Pennsylvania, said her crocus are up. Would mine be up? I can’t tell. I have 14″ inches of snow. A very confusing and tempting time of year. Spring is so close, with its bounty of...
TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

TBT Recipe: Chicken and Asparagus Pie

Now. Now is the time to strike out and make all those asparagus dishes you have been savoring since asparagus finally disappeared last summer. You’ve seen ideas since then, craved them, clipped them, saved them in a drawer or on your computer. I know, it’s just...
Cherry Tomato Tart from bring it! by Ali Rosen

Cherry Tomato Tart from bring it! by Ali Rosen

Just today I did a review of bring it! This new cookbook by Ali Rosen presents tried and true recipes you can lug to a potluck or other casual dining experience. If the gathering is one where everyone contributes a dish, this dish is sure to capture attention as you...