As a kid I looked forward to St. Patrick’s Day solely for the McDonald’s mint shamrock shakes. I’m a fan all things mint—mojitos, thin mints, this pie… The problem was…shamrock shakes aren’t sold at every McDonald’s. So it was essentially a month long scavenger hunt. With no clues. 🤷♀️ But because people are lazy there’s anContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Mint Pie”
This is not a drill…Pi Day (aka the best day of the year) is one week away. I’m counting down these next seven days with seven Chicago hot spots for Pi Day. If you live under a rock don’t know what Pi Day is: it comes around on March 14th every year. 3.14…March 14th…get it? SpeakingContinue reading “7 “Pi Day” Hot Spots in Chicago”
Just because Valentine’s Day is over, doesn’t mean I’m going to stop eating chocolate. If anything, I’m going to go to the store and get more right now. It’s on sale. You can’t say no to a good sale. Last week I bought sandals solely because I had a coupon. It’s 30 degrees outside. IContinue reading “Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pie”
Break out your heart-shaped cutouts because I’ve found some of the most creative, Cupid-approved Valentine’s Day pie crust ideas.
It’s almost February which means both Valentine’s & GALentine’s Day. Aka chocolate season. Aka it’s time to throw a bunch of chocolate into some pies (see: chocolate pie crust). We all know Banana Cream Pie is delicious—definitely in my top 5 favs. So naturally a Chocolate Banana Cream Pie is right up my alley. You can’tContinue reading “Chocolate Banana Cream Pie”
Happy National Pie Day! It’s the perfect excuse to eat pie for dinner so I hope you’re celebrating accordingly. But can we talk about pie crust for a hot second? We all know that a buttery, flaky crust is the secret to a perfect life pie. It’s the unsung hero if you will. Now letContinue reading “Chocolate Pie Crust”
Does anyone actually enjoy candy corn? Are people legitimately excited to eat it? It feels more like a halloween decoration than a piece of candy…and it kind of tastes like sugary plastic.
I’ve been in a real chocolate mood lately, and I’m going to blame it on fall. I’m already mentally stowing away summer attire and embracing cozy sweaters. Also…it’s 90 degrees in Chicago, so it’s definitely not fall yet. Don’t worry. That won’t stop me.
Sometimes you just want a pie right now. Like…so badly that you considered that sad looking grocery store pie. If this sounds familiar, this pie is for you. The ingredient list is simple and the prep is quick so you’ll be shoveling pie in your mouth before you know it.