Pearfect Pie

Every once in a millennium (hyperbole) the sprawling pear tree that lives in the backyard of the people responsible for my presence in this world likes to blossom and bear fruit. The arbitrary – or should I say arbor-trary – nature of this woody perennial to emit fruit made every summer of childhood either incredibly…

Strawberrily Baking It

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Father’s Day 2016 Once or twice a year I make a Strawberry Rhubarb Pie for my dad, because he loves it. No two Strawberry Rhubarb pies are ever exactly the same. Sometimes I use frozen strawberries, sometimes I add cinnamon, sometimes I add lemon zest … it varies depending on convenience and…