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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.

508, 2016

Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin (Bacon Optional)

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Let's talk about Brussels sprouts and cauliflower.  First, in case you weren't sure, rather than "brussel sprouts," which is a common misspelling, these veggies are called "Brussels sprouts" because they are named ...[ get the full recipe ]

2207, 2016

Confetti Salad with Pasta or Rice

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Confetti Salad is perfect for summer parties. Orzo, veggies, and vinaigrette create colorful, vegetarian salad. Substitute rice for a gluten-free version.

1607, 2016

Chocolate chip & Pecan Meringue Cookies — Naturally Gluten Free & Low Fat

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These chocolate chip & pecan meringue cookies are naturally gluten-free and somewhat low fat but packed with satisfying crunch and flavor!

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