FOOD TRENDS: Trade Cupcakes For Pie?

Will pie be the cupcake of 2011? Photo courtesy WildBlueberries.com. Move over cupcakes: pies are on the way. Pies, both sweet and savory, will be the top restaurant trend in 2011, predicts restaurant consultant Andrew Freeman & Co. “If I had one trend—one trend—of the year that I could predict, [it] would be the trend…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Great American Pies

Celebrate Great American Pies Month by trying a new pie recipe. Photo courtesy Cherry Marketing Institute. February is Great American Pies Month. To celebrate, try a new recipe. Find inspiration in our Pie & Pastry Glossary—ten pages of different types of pies and pie terms (and pictures of tempting pies). In fact, you may find…
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Mince Pie Tarts For The Holidays, With A Cup Of Tea!

In the British tradition, mincemeat pie—often called mince pie for short in the U.S.—is as customary at Christmas as egg nog. Colonists brought mincemeat to America, and the tradition continued. Yet, have you ever had mince pie? To some people they’re almost myth-like, in that they’ve never seen one. Nor do they have any idea…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Marie Callender’s Pies & Pie Crusts

Marie Callender’s pies will take care of your desserts. Photos courtesy Marie Callender. What would you do if you had access to one free pie a month for an entire year? Would you host more dinner parties? Provide the dessert for the upcoming Thanksgiving dinner? Pass off a Marie Callender pie for one of your…
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