Pumpkin Pie

In 1977, while living at home and working fulltime, I was entrusted to help a friend screen people to share a rental home with her. We posted an ad in the paper and at the student union building. We sorted through the many applicants, chiseling it down to the four we thought would best fit….

Prosciutto Laced Potato & Rutabaga Pie

A few nights ago, the sisters and I decided to have a mini potluck and cards night.  Nothing fancy, just a bit of good food and a game of cards (and maybe a bottle or two of wine). It was so fun to go to the little house in the woods, for such a cozy…

Cheddar Vegetable Pie

Mom used to make a cheese noodle pie that was so incredibly good, but when looked at through today’s lenses, makes me think that perhaps it was a little too good, too much starch, and too much fat.  It was a great pie to take along to a potluck, a lunch en route, or for…

Blackberry Pie

The best blackberry pie is one made from berries you have spent time picking.  Choosing all the ones that are just right, and leaving the others for another day, or for the birds.  You may get a scratch or two, but it is so worth the pain.  We use sticks with hooks on the ends…

Blueberry Pie

Here it is the 1st of October and I’m finally getting to some of my pie recipes.  Even though this was made with fresh blueberries, there’s no reason at all that you can’t just use gently thawed blueberries.  Just lay the correct measure of berries on a cookie sheet to thaw.  Once they’re ready, go…