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This Kumquat Shaker Pie is perfectly seasonal: http://www.food52.com/recipes...
Pears are wonderful! This recipe of mine was part of a contest with a pear theme, and there are many other excellent choices --
(I've moved to a pastry crust when I make it now. it's the custard that makes it so good, crust optional.)
Another contest was specifically for winter tarts --
Good selection of citrus, nuts...
Pumpkin pie http://www.101cookbooks...
And use pureed butternut squash - much richer in taste than pumpkins,
For me winter is time for cream pies, chocolate or banana or for a lemon meringue pie. If you see key limes, make a key lime pie.
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