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Easy as Pie Recipes for a Great Fourth of July Holiday

pie recipes: what to make this weekendName a favorite berry pie. Go on, do it. Whatever you say — blueberry, peach, strawberry, rhubarb, or raspberry — we’ve got you covered with great recipes for outstanding pies that make the most of the fresh fruit now on vivid display at your favorite farmstand.


You’re going to want all these recipes, too, because the decision about a knock-out Fourth of July dessert is just around the corner. Have you thought about that yet?


Oh, and If you said “apple,” “cranberry,” or “apple-cranberry,” we’re sorry. But it’s not fall yet. Thank you very much. Thanksgiving is not the holiday in question here. (Okay, you can have this recipe for Salted Caramel-Apple Pie that we absolutely love. But that’s it!


Everybody loves pie. So even after the Fourth — whether you’re grilling in the backyard or headed for a potluck — bake, take, yes, MAKE a great berry pie.


It’s summer — and that’s about as American as … well, strawberry-rhubarb pie.




Berry Fruit Pie

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

Here’s a pie to please everybody. Just use any and all of the berries you love.




Peach-Blueberry Pie

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

It might be tricky to get blueberries and peaches in season at the same time in some areas. Do your best. And DO try to ignore the option for “frozen,” if you can.




Sweet Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

pies recipes: what to make this weekend

No worries here. Almost everybody can find strawberries and rhubarb at the same time.




Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

There’s something about that cross-cross top that says, “make me just prove you can do it.”




Shimmering Strawberry Pie

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

Is this the perfect dessert for the Fourth? We won’t say it isn’t. “Shimmering” is such a lovely word on a hot summer holiday. Shimmering, like fireworks.




Raspberry Pie

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

Wait! We just changed our mind. This is what to make on the Fourth. Or is it just the ice cream that’s swaying our choice? And here’s another lattice top for you to practice on.




Classic Peach Cobbler

pie recipes: what to make this weekend

We had a rule: Only recipes with the word “pie” in them. We just broke it.




Amazing recipes for strawberry pie — the ultimate Fourth of July dessert!






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