Category: Pie

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Chicken Pot Pie

In the past, my experiences with Chicken Pot Pie have been nothing to sing about [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApmvDU5RmyY] … they’ve been those frozen, gooey,  little individual things with the grainy crust, an over-abundance of English peas, and chicken – like substance.   I knew I could do better than those things. And, I did. Rich, thick, […]

Comfort Food Desserts Peaches Pie

Peering down the Pie Hole ~ Summer Peach Pie

For a period of time, I lived in the attic loft of a building we operated as a rental house. It was a great space – peaceful – quiet – meditative – that is, until early summer. Because that’s when my next door neighbor’s peach tree produced fruit. And, along with everyone else on the block […]

Cherry Desserts Pie

Peering Down the Pie Hole – Chocolate Cherry Pie

There is one food item you should never give anyone to eat… as a gift. Chocolate Covered Cherries. Because, regardless of how thoughtful you thought you were being, you’re going to have to sit there and watch them try managing to eat one without either: a.) squirting the encased syrup all over themselves (and, of course, you)… […]

Apples Desserts Easy Jams and Jellies Pie

Peering Down the Pie Hole – The Box Edition

I like an apple pie. I make a lot of them – be it dutch or cream, puree or traditional. I can usually judge how good a particular cookbook is by the quality of the pie. So, it’s probably the first thing I thumb the index for when I pick one up. I’ll even make […]

Chocolate Dairy Free Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pie

Pie Envy – building a better pie – Take That!

It all started with this recipe: Granny Butterworth’s Peanut Butter Pie 3 oz Cream Cheese (softened)3/4 c. Sifted XXX Sugar1/2 cup Peanut Butter2 Tbsp Milk1 Smaller Container of Cool Whip1 8 in Graham Cracker Crust Pie Shell Beat Cream Cheese & Sugar together til fluffy. Add PB & Milk til smooth. Fold Cool Whip into […]

Curb Market Crawl Desserts Jams and Jellies Pie

Curb Market Crawl – Gold Rush Apples

A curb market find in late January?… I know! Granted, it’s not some heirloom, organic, micro farmed obscure tuber from Madagascar… But it’s actual real fresh stuff from a local curb market thingy…. in January! Making my weekly prowl through the mountains this past week, I really only intended to stop in at R & A Orchards in Ellijay to […]

Apples Comfort Food Curb Market Crawl New Southern Classics Pie

Curb Market Crawl – Dried Apples

I stopped in to Mack ~Aaron’s Apple Barn yesterday to pick up a bag of preservative-free dried apples. They dry their own apples and these taste just like the ones my grandmothers had quietly wrinkling on sheets in the back pantry. Slow air-drying apples creates a wonderful deep, rich flavor as the drying fruit concentrates […]

Lamb Main Course Marx Foods Pie Pork Simple Dinner Sunday

Simple Dinner Sunday – Shepherd’s Pie

There’s just something about slow cooked stews…and mashed potatoes. Rich, heady flavors all commingling under cover in the pot… getting to know each other… getting all cozy… trading secrets… At least that’s how I like to think of it. It’s the regular covert operations of food. Digging around in the freezer this morning I came […]

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