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Chocolate Pudding Pie

July 9, 2013
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I was slicing and passing this Chocolate Pudding Pie at our friends’ beach rental when Stephanie re-appeared in the kitchen with an untouched plate: “Ed says he needs a bigger piece.” Oh yes, a chocolate pie was completely decimated by 4 adults and 5 little kids at Mission Bay last weekend. Ever since 7th grade […]

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Avocado Icebox Pie

May 6, 2013
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I hope you didn’t use up all of your avocados for Cinco de Mayo guacamole…if you did, you’re gonna want to get some more! Even the non-avocado fans in my house (which would be everyone except myself) loved this Avocado Icebox Pie. Think cool, creamy lemon pie…with a gentle floral note that you can’t quite […]

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9-Layer No-Bake Matzo Cake

March 24, 2013
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I couldn’t resist – a recipe like this begs to be tried, don’t you think? This 9-Layer No-Bake Matzo Cake is only half as tall as it was supposed to be. The original recipe, from the back of a box of Manischewitz matzo, called for a whopping 18 layers of chocolate covered matzo, sandwiched with […]

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Cream Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

June 14, 2011
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It turns out that today, June 14, is National Strawberry Shortcake Day (who knew?). Far be it from me to let this opportunity to try the Cream Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake recipe I’ve been holding for months slip by. No offense to those Twinkie-like yellow strawberry shortcake sponge shells they sell in the produce department at […]

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Ice Cream Cookie Pie

March 15, 2011
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I can’t explain what possessed me to bake an enormous chocolate chip cookie in the bottom of a pie plate and then pile it high with hot fudge, mint chip ice cream, whipped cream, toasted almonds and chocolate shavings. I could try to convince you that I was motivated by it being Pi(e) Day, but […]

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