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Petsi Pies

Petsi Pies
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31 Putnam Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Website: www.petsipies.com
Phone: 617-499-0801

Renée McLeod, a.k.a. Petsi, learned to bake from her grandmother. One of those recipes was her sweet-potato pie, which combines roasted spuds, brown sugar, spices, and evaporated milk for a hefty pastry. Her eggnog-custard pie, tastes like that velvety holiday elixir–a blend of heavy cream, eggs, sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon–baked until set but still wobbly.
–Yankee Magazine, November/December 2010

Renée McLeod, a.k.a. Petsi, learned to bake from her grandmother. One of those recipes was her sweet-potato pie, which combines roasted spuds, brown sugar, spices, and evaporated milk for a hefty pastry. Her eggnog-custard pie, above, tastes like that velvety holiday elixir–a blend of heavy cream, eggs, sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon–baked until set but still wobbly.
–Yankee Magazine, November/December 2010

With the holidays around the corner, we can’t imagine anything nicer than an entire shop devoted to pie. Petsi Pies (pronounced “peet-see pies”) in Somerville, Massachusetts, has developed a loyal following in the past year, and this month it will be turning out plenty of delicious apple, pumpkin, and sweet potato-pecan-praline pies, as well as savory tarts made with wild mushrooms, leeks, and roasted potatoes. Be sure to call ahead — they go fast.

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