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 … Continue reading Sweet or Savoury?
With all the fruit at the Farmer’s Market, it’s pie making time! Plums, apples, blueberries and more! Years ago, when I had just moved into my own place, I decided that it was time for me to make a blueberry pie. Well, why not. I had been successfully cooking things since I was 11 or … Continue reading The Search For Perfection
My post “English Tarts aka A Bunch of Tarts” mentions that I researched and tested various tart recipes. I’m not sure I know anyone who doesn’t like apple pie. This time I thought it would be fun to change up the crust and bake the pie as a “tart” and to use an English apple variety called … Continue reading Apple Pear Pie With Streusel Topping
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 … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Our Mom 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** (not pumpkin pie filling) ½ cup golden brown sugar 1 Tbsp. molasses ½ tsp. allspice ½ … Continue reading Nora’s Pumpkin Pie