It’s way past Thanksgiving, but I did save the pics from baking the apple pie—Whew! I decided that I was kind of tired of the traditional pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. We weren’t having turkey, either, so tradition was kind of … Continue reading Apple Pie for Thanksgiving
It might be late, but who needs a holiday for turkey, stuffing, and pie? The Turkey If you remember last year, I de-boned a whole turkey to make a turkey roll, after practicing with a couple of chickens. It was … Continue reading Is It Too Late To Talk About Thanksgiving?
Whatever you call it, the muffin tin makes it easy to construct, and provides a neat and kind of glamorous result. I have been thinking about hand pies lately, trying to come up with a simple method of making the … Continue reading Apple Puff Pastry—Tarts, Turnovers, or Hand Pies?
Still looking at ways to get around using dairy with lactose, whether in desserts or main dishes. Coconut milk comes in handy as a substitute in desserts, and I find the coconut taste mild enough that it doesn’t interfere with … Continue reading Pear Clafoutis with Coconut Milk
A hunting friend with a farm and a sugar shack (a lucky friend) gave us some of his maple syrup, so I decided to make this pie with a cup of it. There are a lot of recipes for maple … Continue reading Maple Pecan Pie
Lactaid® whole milk is new to me, but I’ve been trying to cook with it, mostly for things only my husband will eat that call for milk. It has more sugars than regular milk, and that can’t be good for … Continue reading Chocolate Cream Pie with Lactaid® Whole Milk
Yes, it’s my birthday and I felt like having a little apple pie, with the emphasis on little. I have an 8″ Fire King Sapphire Blue Philbe pie dish that was my mother’s and I seldom use it, but it … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me Apple Pie
My old Betty Crocker says that you can make either an apple pie or a blueberry pie “Dutch” by pouring a little heavy cream into the filling, either before you put the top crust on your blueberry pie, or 15 … Continue reading Peaches and Cream Pie
This pot pie uses the chicken thigh meat I cooked in my recent chicken fest. I thought about just making a chicken and biscuits casserole, but I haven’t made a pot pie in a long time and settled on that … Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with Buttermilk Crust
So, I asked, “Do you want some kind of a dessert for the Fourth, something with fruit, berries, maybe whipped cream or cream cheese?” And he says, “Yeah. Coconut cream pie.” What? Not the kind of fruity, easy to throw … Continue reading Coconut Cream Pie
Just a few posts ago, I traveled back to the 70s to bring you a crazy crust pie. Today, I only go back to the 80s to bring you another meal in a crust, “Sausage and Three Pepper Pie,” from … Continue reading Sausage and Three Pepper Pie
Feeling like getting your groove on this weekend? Then ease on down the road to this one dish (sort of) meal in a pie pan, the Crazy Crust Taco Pie. If you never made one before, don’t worry, because thanks … Continue reading 70s Flashback: Crazy Crust Taco Pie