Decorative Pie Crust Designs

Beautifully Baked While on the subject of pies, I remembered how much fun I’ve had with decorating mine whether or not I chose to add a top crust. Just because you don’t add one doesn’t mean your pie has to look dull. There are many ways to make the sides look pretty. Regardless of your…

Salted Caramel Apple Bourbon Pie Filling

The Apple of Autumn’s Eye Years ago, I started volunteering for dessert duty for Thanksgiving. Since Autumn calls for apple pie, I bought over a dozen apples to experiment with different recipes. I sifted through the internet, but I couldn’t find the perfect one. Those filling recipes just covered basics: apples, butter, flour, sugar, etc. Where is the love? Where is the booze?…

Salted Caramel Bourbon Peach Pie Filling

“When someone asks if you’d like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?” -Lisa Loeb My first blog post was the best pie crust recipe to use for any pie-related creation. If you want to make your crust from scratch, head over to my crust recipe. If you choose to use a…

Cinnamon Sugar Bourbon Crumble Topping

A Very Versatile Dessert Accompaniment I like to think of dessert elements as music. Every good creation has soaring crescendos of fruity sweetness, high notes of salt to accentuate, sometimes low notes of a cinnamon chorus that all come together in a perfect harmony. This crumble is reminiscent of my Omi’s streusel dessert, but with a twist: booze. This…

Margarita-Themed Treats

Great news: You can drink your margaritas and eat them too! Get your Tequila and Triple Sec fix without the headache and/or embarrassment the next morning. Here are six Margarita-Themed recipes to enjoy. I tried the first one last night and it turned out wonderfully. Margarita Cupcakes Who doesn’t like margaritas? Who doesn’t like cupcakes? If you’re…

The Only Pie Crust Recipe You Will Ever Need

This is my favorite pie crust recipe. I love it so much because you can use it for pretty much anything that needs a crust: tarts, turnovers, and chicken pot pies. This may not have any alcohol in it, but you’ll need this for every boozy pie recipe on this site.