Category Archives: Savory Pies

Tortilla Crusted Tomato Bacon Cheddar Quiche

If you fear making pie crust, but love quiche, you’re in luck. These delightful tomato bacon mini quiches are made with flour tortillas. On a whim I lightly cooked raw tortillas from TortillaLand and placed each in a tart pan … Continue reading

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Fresh Corn off the Cob Buttermilk Quiche

Fresh corn off the cob finds itself in the most fun places this past week, like in this in buttermilk salad dressing or this buttermilk fried chicken. Yes, I’m on a buttermilk kick, which is what happens when you buy … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese, Honey, Tomato Tart

I did this recipe years ago but it was featured as a French Tomato tart instead of a goat cheese, honey tomato tart, the name it deserved all along. I wasn’t proud of how it came out or what my … Continue reading

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Tomato Galette Celebrates Nashville Tomato Art Festival

Nothing says summer like fresh tomatoes and basil, especially when I pull them out of my own garden and bake a tomato galette, a free form, rustic tart. I chose a tomato tart today in celebration of  the Tomato Art … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie Made Two Ways, as an Entree and a Party Bite

We have a favorite “go to” easy recipe that we keep to ourselves. It’s not the kind of dish we typically share with others, thinking of it as too plain or simple. In the recipe category here it’s known as … Continue reading

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Green Bean Mushroom Onion Tart in Sage Crust: A Five Star Makeover for Green Bean Casserole

I cook every month with a group of talented bloggers. We are challenged with a concept and asked to remake it into a Five Star Makeover. I was not happy this month with our mission to remake the green bean … Continue reading

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Easy Mini-Turkey Pies with Sage Pie Crust from Thanksgiving Leftovers

Yesterday I roasted my famous mummy wrapped turkey, and it was every bit as good as I expected it to be. I made turkey stock and silky homemade gravy and was happy to have leftovers. One year I got really … Continue reading

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Turkey Pie Reinvented

I really should have posted this last week. Your turkey is all gone by now. But, you know you’re going to do it all over again in a few weeks. So this is for then, with a few hints on … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy: Savory Leek and Carrot Tart and Will the Real Parmigiano-Regianno Please Stand Up?

Tortine alle Carote e Porri. One look at this beautiful savory tart of pureed carrot and sauteed leeks over pastry, and I was captivated by the magazine picture. For many months I thought my Cooking Italy group should be treated … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy – Tegliate di Biete: Rainbow Chard Torte and Red to Remember Continues

Yesterday was quite an emotional day, as I watched food bloggers support World AIDS Day, by cooking for Red to Remember. There is still time to join in if you wish to and next Tuesday, I’ll post a round-up of … Continue reading

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Savory Pear, Fennel and Chicken Tarte Tatin

This is my entry Battle Fennel and the Royal Foodie Joust hosted by the Left-Over Queen. Inspired Taste won last month creating Guiness Burgers with Butternut Squash Fries making them eligible to pick the ingredients for this month. Delightfully, they … Continue reading

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Beef and Bean Pie, in Honor of National Pi Day

Today is national PI day, not to be confused with national PIE day. But what the heck? So let’s talk math and update a 1950’s meat pie by adding a ton of nutritionally dense beans and using ultra grain flour. … Continue reading

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