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Hot Cocoa Pie

hot cocoa pie topped with golden brown toasted marshmallows

My parents got me a Tasty calendar for Hanukkah which includes not only the usual holidays, but it also tells me about all those fun food holidays we see on social media! I’ve been using these holidays as inspiration for my 2020 recipe planning, so you’ll see a lot of my recipes this year inspired by these food holidays. As it turns out, January 23 is National Pie Day (not to be confused with Pi day in March). So what better pie to have for a cold, snowy, probably dreary January day than Hot Cocoa pie?!

Hot cocoa pie crust
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Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie

A slice of Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie on a white square plate

Boston is one of the most historical cities in the U.S. and as you walk through the city it is so apparent.  There are so many historical sites.  So many, in fact, that there is a walking trail you can follow through the city to hit some of the biggest historical spots.  There’s the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere, and the Boston Massacre. There’s the Bunker Hill Monument, the U.S.S. Constitution, and the Boston Common.  There’s Harvard University and Fenway Park. Every single thing in Boston has quite a history.  But there is a much lesser known story in Boston’s history.  More specifically, in the North End of Boston (also known as Boston’s Little Italy). Continue Reading

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Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie surrounded by red, yellow, and orange leaves

We’re right in the midst of the chaos that is the holiday season! It is such a fun time of year, but I always feel like I’m falling behind on everything! Which is why I am here, in December, after you’re probably all burnt out on pumpkin pie, to bring you a brand new pumpkin pie recipe!  Now I know it’s more of a Thanksgiving dessert, but today is a very special occasion for which this recipe would be perfect…not that Pie Thursday wouldn’t be a winning idea! Continue Reading

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Campfire Treats

Campfire S'mores Brownie Pies on the fire

Earlier this summer my husband discovered a spot in the middle of nowhere New Hampshire to unplug, disconnect, and refresh.  With everything we have going on I was hesitant to book a reservation, but there was only one weekend left with openings for the summer so we did it.  YOU GUYS.  I cannot recommend this enough.  We went to a place called Getaway House. They have locations outside of Boston, New York, and D.C. and it is worth every single penny.

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No-Bake Unicorn Pie

Unicorn Pie Crust

It’s (once again) been a while since I’ve given you a new recipe, so I’m coming back strong with an easy, no-bake recipe: Unicorn Pie!  Kellogg’s makes a vanilla cupcake flavored cereal that they call Unicorn cereal.  It is a limited edition flavor, and as far as I knew, it was only available at the Kellogg’s store in New York. Then one day, I’m just minding my own business walking through BJ’s (it’s the New England equivalent of Sam’s Club) and I see a huge box of Unicorn Cereal! It’s probably the equivalent of two family size boxes. I don’t really need that much Unicorn cereal, but it was my only option so I went with it. Continue Reading