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    Pies and Tarts

    Spanakopita Spiral with Spinach and Spring Greens

    This spanakopita spiral recipe came out of my need to not waste food. I catered my cousins wedding and was left lots of leftover salad bits-spinach, feta and spring greens. My brain saw spinach pie, but I definitely didn’t have enough spinach to make it, but what if I used the spring greens mix? It has kale and swiss chard, which I knew would be fine, but I wasn’t sure how the other baby greens would behave. I figured I had nothing to lose, and I’m so glad I tried it. They make a great “spinach” pie, adding extra flavor and nutrients to the mix. Preparing the Filling The key…

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    Pies and Tarts,  Seasonal fruit

    Spiced Apple Blackberry Slab Pie with Cinnamon Glaze

    Why have I waited so long to make a slab pie?! This spiced apple blackberry slab pie is perfection! I’ve eaten it for breakfast, for dessert and as a snack in between. It’s not super sweet, but packs a ton of flavor from the spices and the tart apples and blackberries. The glaze really sets it off though, a final sweet kiss as you bite. I can’t wait to slab pie all the fruit and see who the ultimate winner is! Have you made a slab pie? I think its easier than making a regular pie, or maybe that’s just because I decided not to do any fancy crimping or…