Welcome to Pinot & Pie, and so much more!
The name Pinot & Pie is meant to capture my love for food, wine and sharing it with friends and family! That means the name will be given its broadest interpretation, so recipes and articles will not always incorporate wine or pie. But hopefully, they will all convey the warmth and fun found in creating food to share. So, please lift your fork, raise your glass, and join me on this journey!
JD Carothers is also the author of novels involving food, romance, and mysteries. Check those out on her author website.
Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Nutmeg
Happy St. Patrick's Day! This is a chocolate version of my mother’s sugar cookies. The nutmeg adds an unexpected depth ...[ get the full recipe ]
I searched for Mardi Gras drinks and found a list (thanks delish.com) with Cherry Sazeracs, Hurricanes, Mint Juleps, and more. ...[ get the full recipe ]
Cajun Seasoning Recipe
If you don't have any Cajun seasoning on hand, you can make your own. Try this recipe that I previously ...[ get the full recipe ]
Chocolate Ice Cream with a Splash of Rum
Are you in the mood for homemade ice cream? If so, give this eggless recipe a try. It's creamy and ...[ get the full recipe ]
Red, White and Blueberry Shortcake—Perfect for the 4th of July
This recipe makes 4 large or 6 small strawberry, cream, and blueberry shortcakes. By whipping mascarpone cheese with the whipping cream, it will hold up longer and have a ...[ get the full recipe ]
Avocado Bruschetta Accented with Summer Garden Favorites
With avocados, strawberries, radishes, and tomatoes abundant this time of year, I decided to combine them to make this colorful summer bruschetta. I know it is not your traditional ...[ get the full recipe ]
Chocolate Praline Graham Crackers
I saw a photo on Pinterest that led me to the Cookies and Cups recipe for an addictive treat involving brown sugar, butter, pecans, and graham crackers. It looked ...[ get the full recipe ]
Winning Barbeque Sauces from Our Tasting Party
Grilling season is finally here and to a girl like me who grew up in Texas that means barbeque ribs, sausage, chicken and brisket dripping with a tangy, tomato-based barbeque sauce! ...[ get the full recipe ]
Karen’s Homemade Adobo Sauce with Chipotle—Winning Barbeque Sauce
This recipe tied for 1st place at our tasting party! This recipe makes 1 1/2 cups of sauce. Ingredients 8 oz. can tomato sauce 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 ...[ get the full recipe ]
Jo Dale’s Homemade Texas Barbeque Sauce—Winning Barbeque Sauce
This recipe tied for 1st place at our tasting party, and it is a very easy recipe! Click here to read about the tasting party and other winning sauces. ...[ get the full recipe ]