Tag: Pies

Fall Harvest, Summer's Bounty

Sweet or Savory?

 Yes Please! My mother was known to tell people that she could bake anything inside a pie crust and her family would love it! And my Russian mama definitely had that down right! Although…it may have had something to do with the fact that MOM WAS AN ABSOLUTELY AWESOME PIE MAKER! And I don’t care […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Mom’s Rhubarb Custard Pie

Mom made fabulous rhubarb pies.  OK Mom made the best pies hands down! I tweaked her recipe a bit by adding some grated orange peel and I think it really adds something special to her recipe. Pie crust for a 9″ 2 crust pie (see below) For the Pie Filling: 3 cups rhubarb, cut into […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Strawberries; those luscious, red, juicy, locally grown berries just waiting to become something wonderful. I used to make a jam that I called “Strubarb.” I really love the combination of strawberries & rhubarb. Makes a 9” Pie Pastry for 2 crust pie** 3 cups fresh […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Nora’s Pumpkin Pie

Our Mom, Nora was an awesome pie maker. Her daughters are always vying for “the just like Mom’s” award. Psst…I have Mom’s rolling pin and am convinced it has magical properties! Makes a 9” Pie 1 ½ cups tinned pumpkin (see below), not pumpkin pie filling ½ cup golden brown sugar 1 Tbsp. molasses ½ […]