A Pie For Mikey

My friend Jennie’s husband died suddenly last Sunday.

Mikey loved peanut butter cream pie, and Jennie asked us to make it in his honor today.

I used Jennie’s recipe, but in order to accommodate the various food needs of the crowd I’ll be eating with tonight, I used gluten-free chocolate sandwich cookies, gluten-free chocolate, and almond butter.

This pie is very rich. I will share it and savor it with people I love.

And when we dig in, I will think about Jennie. And everyone else who’s lost someone, especially those who’ve lost loved ones in an instant. And much too soon.

Then I will hug the people I love tighter than usual. And say that I love them louder than usual.

I suggest you do the same.

xoxo Winnie

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  2. Amazing Winnie! Love this gluten free take on pie and the words of wisdom. Today has been sad and yet inspiring. The outpouring of love has been incredible. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. To be honest I can’t believe twitter hasn’t crashed yet with all of our awesomeness. Fantastic job.

    Many hugs and muahs to you and yours.

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  9. Beautiful post and amazing pie. I made one myself today and intend to share it with those I love and cherish, too.

  10. This pie looks rich, sweet and perfect for a group of people in need of comfort. All the best to Jennie. She’s lucky to have a friend like you!