Tuesdays With Dorie – Blackberry Pie

by Jessica on July 8, 2008

So, I strayed a little from this week’s TWD recipe. 🙂 It was to be Dorie’s Blueberry Pie. However, I don’t really like blueberries and my mom had been talking about picking blackberries for the last month!! This week’s recipe was extra-special to me, though. Not only was it my first double-crust pie, but I got to pick blackberries with Amy!! We had an awesome morning followed by a great lunch at my favorite local catfish joint. See??

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We had SO much fun! Now… on to the beautiful & delicious pie!! I can’t wait to make this again… especially with Dorie’s Good-For-Everything pie crust!! It’s amazing!! 🙂

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Thank you, Amy of South in Your Mouth, for this week’s choice! It was such a hit!

Blueberry (Blackberry) Pie (pg. 361-363)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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{ 24 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Barbara July 8, 2008 at 1:38 am

Oh, what lovely blackberries! And what a yummy-looking pie you made with them. Can I come visit? (Oh, wait, I live a long way away and gas costs way too much. Oh well…)

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2 Joelen July 8, 2008 at 8:29 am

What a great variation to use blackberries! It looks delicious 🙂

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3 Rigby July 8, 2008 at 9:21 am

FRESH blackberries….how wonderful! 🙂

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4 April B July 8, 2008 at 9:28 am

Blackberries sound so good, your pie looks delicious too!

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5 kim July 8, 2008 at 9:43 am

your crust looks great, and i’m jealous that you got to pick blackberries, sounds like a great time! 🙂

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6 Amy (Sing for your supper) July 8, 2008 at 10:25 am

Oh wow! Your pie really does look amazing!! That crust looks so flaky and delicious!! Obviously, your berries didn’t run as much as mine did..maybe I used too many (I certainly did pile them on there pretty high!). Love the pickin’ pictures – we’re so cute! 😉

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7 erin lou July 8, 2008 at 10:43 am

Thanks for the welcome! Your pie looks delicious. I thought about using fresh black raspberries that I picked but unfortunately the berries didn’t make it to the pie 🙂

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8 Erin July 8, 2008 at 11:03 am

How fun to pick berries with a buddy. Love the mud boots, btw. The pie looks so yummy. I’ve been itching to get my hands on some blackberries so I can make clafouti. I may have to buckle and buy some frozen ones. How about those peaches? They look heavenly. I’d love your pasta salad, too. Wish I could have a potluck with you.

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9 Caitlin July 8, 2008 at 11:37 am

I went with blackberry too, but mine were definitely not nearly that fresh. That looks amazing.

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10 Susan July 8, 2008 at 4:10 pm

huge berries!! i love to go picking! looks like you had a lot of fun!

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11 Bumblebutton July 8, 2008 at 5:23 pm

Oh I’m so jealous of your bags of fruit! Looks like a wonderful time. And fabulous pie!

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12 Christine July 8, 2008 at 6:23 pm

Oh yum your pie looks delicious!

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13 Dolores July 8, 2008 at 7:52 pm

Wow. Just…wow. I remember picking (and eating) blackberries by the bucket as a kid.

I’ll trade you a slice of my blueberry for your blackberry?

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14 Steph July 8, 2008 at 9:34 pm

What a wonderful way to use fresh berries. I would love to use them for my pies, but I’m sure they would be gone before the pie would be made… I’m so addicted to berries!!

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15 pamela July 9, 2008 at 7:04 am

Looks like you guys had some fun picking the berries. The pie looks delicious. I LOVED the crust, too.

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16 Susan at Sticky,Gooey,Creamy,Chewy July 9, 2008 at 8:01 am

Your pie looks gorgeous! Truth be told, I prefer blackberries too. Great job!

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17 Jayne July 9, 2008 at 10:32 am

Oh those blackberries are gorgeous!! Nice job!

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18 Mara July 9, 2008 at 11:41 am

you guys are so cute, love the variation…!! fabulous looking!

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19 Shari July 9, 2008 at 8:58 pm

There’s nothing better than freshly-picked berries in a pie! Looks delish!
Shari@Whisk: a food blog

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20 Holly @ PheMOMenon July 9, 2008 at 10:11 pm

How seriously fun! Love the berry picking pictures! Great job!

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21 mari July 10, 2008 at 9:33 am

A lot of TLC went into your pie and you can tell!

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22 Amber July 10, 2008 at 4:35 pm

It looks like you two had a great time picking beries! Your pie looks wonderful.

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23 Kristen July 10, 2008 at 7:42 pm

Your pies look great! Looks like you had a fun time picking berries!

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24 Heather July 11, 2008 at 2:41 pm

Oh wow- that pie looks delicious!! So where did you go to pick berries? I’m a Dallas girl, too- didn’t know there were any berry picking places (orchards? fields? whatever) nearby.

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