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  • Savor the Season

    Sweet Summertime and we are enjoying fruits and vegetables at their peak flavors as markets are overflowing with the bounty of Summer. You'll see the many fruit pies we offer from peach to berry in many varieties. New to our collection is the Tomato Pie which captures that "just picked" flavor in a savory Parmesan crust. This makes a perfect light lunch or dinner and is also a nice accompaniment to grilled meat, chicken or seafood.If you have ingredients you'd like us to add (mushrooms, spinach, eggplant, olives, artichokes to name a few,) just let us know at the time...

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  • Just Peachy

     Saturday at sunset I took a drive across the river to Eckerts in Belleville, IL to pick up some  "just picked." It was a beautiful evening and I forced myself to stay on task and not linger too long. We've had a good amount of rain so the fields of corn are lush and better yet the peach crop abundant. The warm breeze was delightful as I drove back, windows down, with the car full of peaches. An hour or two later the ovens were filled with peach pies, juicy peach pies. At least three times I spooned out the...

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  • Enjoy Local

     The mid summer is here. The chorus of cicadas fills the backyard, fireflies are loving the warm, humid nights, and be sure to savor the longest hours of daylight. Local peaches are here and that is a celebration in itself. We are taking full advantage of the bounty of Summer.  A summer favorite is a slice of fresh peach pie. There are not a lot of ingredients used in our peach pies. As with all of our pies, we want you to enjoy all the flavor of the fruit so we keep it simple. This season you have a number...

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  • Summer Market in St. Albans

      The Market at Malmaison in St. Albans,MO is open this Sunday, June 9 from 12-4. Plan an afternoonin the country with a short drive to the beautiful hills of Franklin Co. Enjoy lunch in the Gardens surrounded by the beauty of summer in Missouri. Fresh produce, baked goods, herbs , jewelry, honey  and PIES are all available at the Market. We're taking Father's Day orders, get that guy some pie (we'll deliver  or ship next week to his door!)   See you Sunday.  ** Order your pie ahead and it will be ready for pick-up** The Gardens at Malmaison...

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  • To Market To Market To Buy a Fresh Pie

      Summer is here! Celebrate the start of the season this Sunday, June 2nd, with a visit to the Farmer's Market at the Gardens at beautiful Malmaison in St.Albans. Fresh produce abounds along with many local favorites. A fabulous lunch will be available for purchase, so you can grab a table in the garden, enjoy lunch, a glass of wine and finish it off with a fresh slice of pie.  Whole pies, Cutie Pies by the dozen, and pie by the slice will be offered in all the fresh flavors of summer. It is a great time to place your...

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