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Pecan Pie

I’ll confess and say I’m not a big dessert fan. It’s a shocker, but it’s true! I used to be, but over time as I’ve gotten older my palette has gotten more and more savoury. But, if there’s one dessert that I will always order if I see it on a menu, which is everso rare over here in Blighty, is Pecan Pie. I love Pecan Pie so much, it’s…

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Banoffee Pie

I’m not sure who first had the idea of putting toffee and banana together and then smothering it whipped cream but whoever it was, I’d like to thank them as this one of my favourite desserts, as it is for many other people I know. And the best thing is – it’s really simple and there’s no cooking involved at all! The only downside is the agonising wait for it…

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Pumpkin Pie

Halloween has become an increasingly bigger deal over here in the UK over the last decade or so, most likely because it’s such a big deal in the USA. For an obviously pagan holiday (sssh, we won’t tell them about Christmas) they absolutely love it with entire shops the size of our supermarkets dedicated to it. And, with that enthusiasm for the holiday coming over here, it only makes sense…

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Chicken, Ham & Leek Filo Pie

A site that started off life as “If You Smell What is Cooking” wouldn’t be right without a few pie recipes. But even Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson keeps an eye on what he eats – when he’s not on one of his legendary cheat days anyway – and as I’m on a health kick at the moment, I wanted to come up with a pie recipe that was healthy but…

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