Sunday, December 6, 2009

Playing Catchup!! October's Winner, November's Roundup and December's Theme

Hi all! This holiday season seems to be shaping up to be a crazy busy one! I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying a season of joy and happiness.

My apologies again for not posting the theme and roundup sooner, but other than life just being busy I don't have a lot of explanation for it. So, without further ado here are a few items to take care of.

MASQUERADE PIE WINNER: Congratulations to Catalina at Having Fun in the Kitchen! You will be the hostess for January's theme. Please email your theme choice and description to us before the end of December. Sorry for the delay in the official announcement!

NOVEMBER THEME ROUNDUP - Pumpkin with a Twist Theme! Voting is now open until December 9th.

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December's Theme! Hosted by June at Sweet Therapie

HOLIDAY SPIRIT PIE
I'm betting that December is a hectic month in many of YWPWT kitchens,
so I've tried to offer lots of freedom with this one.

The challenge: Create a pie with true holiday spirit - literally.
Whether it be mulled wine, eggnog, bucks fizz or advocaat snowballs...
even office party punch will do! Whatever your country or creed,
whatever your celebrated customs might be, pick a 'poison' for your
pie that brings the holiday season to life for you.

And for any virtuous teetotallers out there (you have my admiration),
feel free to reinterpret this one as you like using any ingredients,
flavours or decorations that bring the holiday spirit out in you. For
example, you might deck your pie with boughs of holly, spice it up
with a gingerbread crust, or whip up a creamy vigin eggnog tart.

Have fun and remember - drink/bake responsibly.
Happy Holidays!

June

11 comments:

Hornedfroggy said...

Mmmm! My votes are for:
Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie - Judy's Gross Eats
Praline Pecan Pretzel Pumpkin Pie - Omnivore/Herbivore
Pumpkin-Pecan Bakewell Tart - Cupcake Muffin

Judith said...

Congrats Cat! I'm so happy for you!

Cat said...

Hey - I won ! Thanks everybody for their votes ! I am really sorry I couldn't participate in the pumpkin challenge, but unfortunately I do not like this ingredient.
I will be thinking of a theme and email my thoughts as soon as possible ! Thanks again !

Sara said...

Hmmm, for some reason my comment didn't register! Oops. My votes for this month:

Praline Pecan Pretzel Pumpkin Pie from Helen at Omnivore/Herbivore

Pumpkin Tart with Cookie Crust and Streusel from Chaya at Sweet and Savory Says It All

Pe-Pum-Can Pie from Erin at Boston It Up

eebs said...

Cast my votes for:
Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie from Judy

Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie from Jessica

and

Pumpkin Tart with Cookie Crust and Streusel from Chaya

:) good work, everyone

Helen said...

My votes are...
Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie from Jessica at My Baking Heart
Pe-Pum-Can Pie from Erin at Boston It Up
Pumpkin-Pecan Bakewell Tart from Sara at Cupcake Muffin

It was tough- I'd eat them all!

Helen

Judy said...

While I believe that every pie entered is a winner, here are my 3 votes:

Pumpkin Tart with Cookie Crust and Streusel by Chaya

Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie by Jessica

Pe-Pum-Can pie by Erin

Thanks for joining in this month.

G said...

Wow! These are so delicious! I want to learn how to bake a lot of pies... but I'm quite new to baking so I'm starting with the basics.

Your blog is so "delicious."

Kara's "Original Greek" said...

I just love Pie!

Grapefruit said...

How can I join in?
What's the next theme?

Ann said...

everything is too tempting.