Last week when the temperature hit 90 degrees, I was in my kitchen baking strawberry rhubarb pie. I know that doesn't sound like a logical thing to do on a hot day, but if you'd ever tried a few of my crazy-delicious summer pie recipes, then you'd understand my insanity. But don't make the mistake I did-bake them early in the day if you can. That way the oven is off before the summer heat reaches its peak.
Here are a few of my favorite summer pie recipes as well as a few fresh summer tarts that require less time in the oven.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie (see recipe below): Rhubarb and strawberries go hand in hand, and what better way to honor the combination than in this classic summer pie. The lattice top looks fancy but the technique is super-easy to master. (Follow the easy step-by-step instructions below.)
Peach-Raspberry Pie (click for recipe): A lightened pie crust plus the tart-sweet combination of peaches and raspberries is truly a winning recipe. Make thisRead More »from Simply delicious and easy summer pies