Pie Combinations That Go Way Beyond Strawberry-Rhubarb

Upgrade your pie routine with these refreshing combinations

Pie is a mandatory part of summer, but this year, freshen up the classics with some surprising combinations.

With unique fruit and herb pairings, like blueberry and chamomile, or additions you may not have considered, like balsamic vinegar, the sky's the limit for an easy and immediate upgrade. All of a sudden your pie isn't so humble anymore.

Raspberry, Lemon and Basil

Before sticking your raspberry pie in the oven, adding lemon zest and basil will bring incredible depth to this tart and sweet classic.

Orange Pekoe Chess

Black tea notes wake up this Southern classic for something you'll want to eat for breakfast, as well as dessert.

Tequila, Lime and Blueberry

You'll wish you had a straw for this combo, which is perfect for a no-bake pie, served cold—just like your margarita.

Sicilian Lemon and Honeysuckle

Enjoy your slice of pie alongside a cool glass of Sicilian Lemon and Honeysuckle organic black tea from the Pure Leaf Tea House Collection. Expertly crafted teas are the perfect complement to an unexpected summer.

Cherry Balsamic

Balsamic helps highlight the vibrant flavors of cherries, sour or otherwise, for a truly memorable pie.

Lemon Verbena and Raspberry Meringue

Herbal lemon verbena grounds the tart raspberries and fluffy meringue in this deliciously dynamic creation.

Blueberry Chamomile

Floral chamomile mellows out the bright blueberries for a pie that's as comforting as it is addictive.