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Yummy or interesting PIE A LA MODE combos?

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annb Nov 13, 2006 12:19 AM

I love anything warm with ice cream melting on top and usually order apple pie a la mode. But I recently had some berry pie with ice cream that tasted slightly strawberryish, which really complemented the acidity of the berry filling. Now I'm wondering what other flavors go well together.

I'm imagining a pear tart or pie with ice cream of subtle gingery flavour. mmmmm!!

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    DanielleM RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 01:27 AM

    The best alamode mix I ever had was an apple crumb pie with a scoop of cinnamon ice cream...not terribly creative but incredible.

    1. MaspethMaven RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 01:27 AM

      Had a terrific pear tart with goat cheese ice cream at Artisanal last fall. Went great with calvados.

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        Wanda Fuca RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 03:18 AM

        Mango crisp with coconut ice cream a la mode.

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          tobycat RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 06:33 AM

          Hot pineapple pie with chocolate ice cream.

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            julesrules RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 12:54 PM

            Apple crisp (or probably any apple-based dessert) with dulce de leche ice cream. With a little fleur de sel if you like.

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              KitchenAid RE: annb Nov 13, 2006 01:00 PM

              Hot apple pie with haagen dazs sticky toffee pudding ice cream.

              Hot cherry pie with mayan chocolate. The cinnamon really complements the pie.

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