Peach pie is an essential. Now I make it with gluten-free pie crust, but it’s still peach pie.
Just the smell of ripening peaches in the kitchen makes me smile.
Coming from the Texas Hill Country, I must have loved peaches before I was even old enough to remember.
Blueberry Pie is luscious anytime of year, whether you’re using fresh or frozen fruit for the filling. Making it with cornstarch is gluten-free, while using agave nectar lowers the overall glycemic index. You’ll like this easy-to-make filling!
An old-fashioned chocolate cake that treats your mouth to a memorable combination of sweet, tender cake, crunchy nuts and a bit of cinnamon, this recipe of my grandmother’s adapted well to using gluten-free flours.
Thinking about baking for my hubby brings up the sole question of what kind of pie. (Pie is always at the top of his list, it seems.) With all the flavorful rhubarb showing up in yards and gardens and supermarkets this time of year, what better time to make a rhubarb pie? There’s the original, focused, undistracted Rhubarb Pie, and after that, there are options like Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie, not to be outdone by Apple-Rhubarb Pie, and then of course there could be a Rhubarb Custard Pie…but let’s not get too far afield at this point. I don’t make pies too often because we just don’t need that much sugar in our diets these days, but sometimes everyone needs dessert.