Category Archives: PIES

BEST EVER CARAMEL APPLE PIE

What can one say about apple pie? Carl Sagan said, “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Eugene Field said, “But I, when I undress meEach night, upon my kneesWill ask the Lord to bless meWith apple-pie and cheese.” Jane Austen said, “Good apple pies are […]

ROAST TURKEY AND BUTTERMILK PIE

Stephen Flowers, chef for the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, says that he has two secrets to pulling off a made-from-scratch Thanksgiving feast day after day: the easy way he roasts turkey and his recipe for Southern buttermilk pie.

KEY LIME PIE

“We met in Miami when I was barely into adolescence. I fell in love at first sight. Although I was tender and impressionable at the time, and am now much older and shamefully experienced, my love remains steadfast and unrelenting. Granted the object of my affection is as rich as sin, and rich is a powerful aphrodisiac, but […]

LEMON CHESS PIE

Today is National Pie Day. Schools should be out, banks should be closed and mail delivery stopped, but I’m afraid that all the attention this holiday is going to get will come from dedicated cooks baking pies. That being the case let me tell you about a knockout pie worthy of the holiday. The recipe […]

EASY AS PIE

This has to be the pie that inspired the phrase “easy as pie.” All you do is measure and mix five ingredients, pour into a pie shell and bake. What more can I say ?  Oh, yes, it’s wonderful! EASY AS PIE PIE (a.k.a. SAWDUST PIE) 8 egg whites 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans 1-1/2 cups […]