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Go Savory for National Pie Day

Posted by Emily

Monday, January 18, 2016

National Pie Day

Do a quick Google image search for “pie,” and you’ll see nothing but sweet–often fruit–pies for the first string of pages, maybe with a pumpkin or two thrown in the mix. But this year for National Pie Day, we’re paying homage to the underdog of filled pastries: the dinner pie.

A tasty and creative way to get a complete dinner on the table in one dish, dinner pies are all around us–probably more than you realize. Pot pies, quiches, savory tarts, galettes, and turnovers, Shepherd’s Pies, empanadas…

We’re sharing some of our best tips for preparing dinner pies at home, adapted from pie-baking master Ken Haedrich, plus a recipe for a household favorite, so you’re able to celebrate a stress-free and flavor-packed January 23rd!

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  • • Sticky pie dough got you stuck? Pop it back in the fridge for 10-15 additional minutes.
  • • To have complete control over the amount of salt in your pie crust, use...

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12 Books for Cooks: Desserts in Jars

Posted by Diana

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This post is part of our 12 Days of Books for Cooks holiday gift guide series. Check back every day December 4-15 for a new featured book and giveaway!

Desserts in Jars Cookbook Gifts

Desserts in Jars
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound

Gotta start somewhere– the baker in your life won’t be able to crack open this cookbook without a set of sturdy mason jars!

These glitter teaspoons will make digging in even more fun

A wooden spoon that gives the phrase “made with love” a whole new meaning

This copper party tray is perfect for presenting the individually-prepared sweets

Who said dessert has to come last? Surely not these fun placemats!

Cookie scoops “work great for adding cake batter and pudding to jars,” advises Shaina

They’ll be adding rustic charm to their baking routine with these olive wood measuring spoons

Desserts in Jars Cookbook Promo Trailer from Ingman Photography on Vimeo.

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12 Books for Cooks: Herbivoracious

Posted by Diana

Monday, December 14, 2015

This post is part of our 12 Days of Books for Cooks holiday gift guide series. Check back every day December 4-15 for a new featured book and giveaway!

Gifts for the New Vegetarian

Herbivoracious
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound

This easy-to-use folding steamer basket means cooking vegetables has never been easier

There are few things more delicious than fresh produce picked up right from the local farmers’ market; here’s a fun market list notepad to keep your favorite chef organized while meal planning and shopping

This bright serrated peeler set is necessary for all the peeling, grating, and coring Michael will have readers doing!

A Microplane fine grater will get those grated vegetables and garnishes grated just right every time

An appropriately-themed kitchen apron is perfect for the veggie-lover, and will keep the cook as clean as the meal

Release the true, full flavor of spices with this beautiful marble mortar & pestle

The perfect stainless steel 3-piece whisk set for everyone from the home cook to the gourmet chef

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12 Books for Cooks: The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook

Posted by Diana

Sunday, December 13, 2015

This post is part of our 12 Days of Books for Cooks holiday gift guide series. Check back every day December 4-15 for a new featured book and giveaway!

panini press cookbook

The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound

The true essential: a panini press!

Mini panini {or just cut up!} make for easy and delicious bite-sized appetizers– if your recipient is an entertaining, they’ll love serving them on this cheery platter

An electric grill brush will make clean-up so much easier and will keep the grill in tip-top shape

This apron is perfect for the ultimate grilled cheese fan

They’ll achieve the perfect flip with these grill turners

Gourmet swiss cheese will really kick recipes like the Turkey Monte Cristo, Chicken Cordon Bleu, and Cubano Panini up a notch

These tongs will keep their hot sandwiches clean and pristine {and hands, as well!}

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