Category Archives: Pie and Pastry

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Here is a pie that I never gave a fair shot.  I remember as a child tasting raw rhubarb that grew in abundance in our back yard, and boy was that a sour shock to the system!  I know so … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie, territory that I hadn’t yet ventured.  To me it just looked like pumpkin pie, and the only one that I had ever tried tasted like pumpkin pie, in all fairness it was store bought.  Today that all … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cream Pie!

Pie, I love pie, I love pumpkinny things.  Believe it or not, I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin pie, I don’t dislike it, it just isn’t my favorite, might be a texture thing. I got this idea in my … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler

  Until I moved to North Carolina, I assumed a cobbler was just pie filling with a crust thrown on the top, kind of like a lazy pie.  Boy was I wrong!  In the south a peach cobbler is often … Continue reading

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Dad’s Pie (Graham Cracker Pie)

This was my dad’s favorite pie, his favorite dessert from the Governor’s Restaurant back in Maine, this is my version. Today would have been his 72nd birthday. My dad always joked that he was sure that having a birthday so … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie!

This is now my “go-to” pecan pie recipe.  I wish that I could take credit for it, but I can’t darn it!  This is a recipe from the fabulous Pioneer Woman.  I want to meet that lady and cook in … Continue reading

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How to make pie crust!

OK, I have to admit, I don’t like making pie crust, but I dislike the refrigerated more.  I love the convenience, but am not crazy over the flavor. So if you want to give homemade pie crust a shot, here’s … Continue reading

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