Wednesday, December 3, 2008


...an amazing pie recipe to try...nice one !

  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups cooked pumpkin
  • 1-1/2 cups plain kefir or yogurt
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Myer's dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 pie crust (bottom)

If using fresh pumpkin, drain in cheesecloth to remove excess liquid.In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine ingredients (other than pie crust).
Pour filling into an 8-inch pie crust.
Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F and allow to bake until custard sets (about 1 hour more). The great pie recipe is ready to serve....great one ! Enjoy it !




  • 2 homemade or pre-prepared pie crusts
  • 5-6 Granny Smith apples
  • 1-2 Cortland (or other red) apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • few drops vanilla
  • 1/4 cup half and half (to brush top of pie)
  • 2-3 tablespoons white sugar (for sprinkling)

Preheat oven to 425°F.
Wash, peel and core apples. Slice into half inch thick slices and mix both kinds of apples together. Sprinkle with lemon juice.Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg. Sprinkle a few drops (not
too much) of vanilla over brown sugar.
Spread apple slices inside bottom pie shell and top with remaining ingredients evenly (except for white sugar and half and half).
Cut second pie crust into strips and twist into a spiral; lay across top of pie to make a decorative top crust. Brush with half and half (half milk, half cream). Sprinkle with granulated white sugar across top of pie.
Bake in preheated oven at 425°F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 and continue cooking for another 30 minutes or until is golden brown and filling is bubbly. The pie recipe is ready..enjoy your pie....nice taste !



PUMPKIN PIE RECIPE ...try this one !

  • 3/4 cup pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • milk combined with 1 can of evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Myers rum
  • Pie shell

Separate eggs. In a clean bowl beat egg whites only until slightly foamy.In a measuring cup, add 1 can of evaporated milk. Add regular milk until level in measuring cup reaches 1 1/2 cups total.
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except egg whites. Beat one minute. Gently fold in egg whites. Pour into pie shell.
Bake at 425°F for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F and continue baking for 30 more minutes. The Pie recipe is ready...enjoy it !




  • 2 16 oz. cans sliced peaches in syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 pie crusts (top and bottom)
  • cinnamon sugar

Preheat oven to 400°F degrees. Drain peaches, reserving 1/3 cup syrup.
In a saucepan, mix together sugar, flour, nutmeg and a pinch of salt. Add reserved syrup and cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture becomes thick and bubbly.
Add butter, lemon juice and peaches. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Meanwhile, line a 9 inch pie dish with pie crust; fill.
Using a wavy-edged pastry wheel, cut upper pastry crust into lattice strips (optional). Put lattice strips on top of filled pie and dust with cinnamon sugar.
Bake at 400°F degrees 40 to 45 minutes until golden brown.Serve with vanilla ice cream topped with peach syrup or garnished simply with a sprig of fresh mint. The pie recipe of peach is ready...enjoy !



A nice pie recipe to try !...
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Pie pastry for a 2 crust pie

Saute onions in butter until soft and translucent. Add ground beef, minced garlic and basil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Turn up to medium high heat and brown (do not allow garlic to burn).
Add tomato soup, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
Line a 9 inch pie dish with pastry rolled 1/8 inch thick (or use store bought).
Moisten edges of crust with cold water. Fill pie shell with meat mixture. Prick top crust and place over pie, brush with melted butter and bake in a preheated 375F oven for 1 hour or if you're in
a hurry, bake at 450F for 15 minutes, then decrease heat to 350 and bake 15 minutes more.
Variations: Use Bisquick, following package directions, instead of pie crust. Can also top pie with mashed potatoes, and use a Bisquick crust for the bottom only. The pie recipe is ready..enjoy it !



A great pie recipe to try !
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 1/3 cups flake coconut
  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • dash of salt
  • 2 3/4 c. milk
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 prepared 9 inch pie shell
  • 2 egg whites

Butter a small baking sheet and toast 1/3 of a cup of the coconut. Set aside.
Soften the gelatin and 1/4 cup of cold water. In a small saucepan, combine 3/4 cup of sugar, corn starch, milk and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly about five minutes.
To temper the eggs, stir a small amount of the hot mixture into egg yolks, and add egg yolk mixture to saucepan. Continue to cook one minute.

Add 1-1/2 c. of the hot mixture into the softened gelatin and stir well until dissolved. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 cup coconut. Place in refrigerate and chill until mixture has thickened but not fully set.
In a small saucepan add chocolate and 2 tablespoons of sugar to the remaining egg yolk mixture, stirring over low heat until chocolate melts. Stir in the remaining vanilla extract and cool. Pour into the pie shell and chill.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form and eggs are foamy but not dry, gradually adding in the remaining sugar. Fold gently into the chilled gelatin mixture. Spread over the chocolate in the pie shell.
Sprinkle with the buttered, toasted coconut.
Serve the pie cold with whipped cream and garnish with chocolate curls, if desired. The pie recipe of coconut is ready to serve...Enjoy it !


CHOCOLATE ICEBOX PIE ...a nice pie recipe !

  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • 10 oz. Hershey's Almond Chocolate Bar
  • 6 T. water
  • 8 inch graham cracker crust pie shell
Melt chocolate bar in water over low heat stirring frequently.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Meanwhile, whip cream until it forms peaks. When chocolate mixture is cooled, gently fold in the whipped cream. Turn into pie crust and refrigerate until ready to serve, or at least 2 hours. The pie recipe is ready to serve..enjoy it !



try this great meat pie recipe...a nice one !

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 2 hard cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 T bacon or salt pork drippings
  • 1 10-1/2 can broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon each thyme and oregano
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 T flour
  • 2 T red wine
  • Pastry for two crust pie

Prepare the pie crust in advance and refrigerate. Allow to come to room temperature for 20 minutes before attempting to roll out. Or use prepared pie dough.
Saute the onion in bacon drippings (you can substitute olive oil if you're watching your cholesterol).
Add ground beef and cook until lightly browned. Add thinly sliced (or chopped) garlic and other herbs and wine. Sprinkle with flour (Wondra flour works well here). Add broth and simmer 10 minutes. Add the chopped egg and allow mixture to cool.
Roll pie dough out into 6 inch circles. Put 3 Tablespoons of the meat mixture onto one side of the circle, fold pastry over the meat and pinch sides together forming a half circle. Moisten the edges of the dough before sealing with a little water. Fry the turnovers in deep shortening or salad oil heated to 360 degrees a few at a time for about 3 minutes until golden. Add a little water to the
remaining meat mixture. Heat and stir until a sauce-like consistency and serve over the pies. This nice pie is ready for feast. This pie recipe makes six servings. Great taste ! Enjoy it !


Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Lemon Cream Cheese Pie

Lemon Cream Cheese Pie...a great pie recipe to try...nice one !

  • 1 2/3 Cup graham cracker crumbs, finely crushed
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/3 Cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2/3 c milk
  • 1/4 c lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp grated lemon peel (optional)
Lemon Topping:
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon (juice & peel)
In plastic bag, finely roll 10-12 graham crackers, or use food processor. Combine crumbs, sugar, and butter. Blend well with fork or pastry blender. Using back of large spoon, press crumb mixture inside 9-inch pie plate to coat bottom and sides evenly.
Filling directions:
In a large bowl, cream the cream cheese and butter. Add sugar and egg yolk. Mix well. Add flour, milk, lemon juice and peel. Pour into graham cracker crust; bake 35 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Chill.Lemon

Topping Directions:
Mix the corn starch in a 1/3 cup of the cold water and bring the rest of the water to the boiling point. Add the moistened corn starch and cook until transparent. Add the butter, sugar, lemon juice and grated rind and set aside to cool. Beat the lemon mixture well until smooth and place on top of the baked pie. Refrigerate and serve when cold....and this nice lemon cream cheese pie is ready to serve...nice taste of pie..enjoy it !

Rhubarb Meringue Pie

Another great pie recipe to try ...Rhubarb Meringue Pie...its recommended !

Pie Crust:
  • 1 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon margarine or 1/3 cup lard
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups cut-up rhubarb
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
Baked Pie Crust:
Heat oven to 475 F. Mix flour and salt in medium bowl. Cut in margarine, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until particles are size of small peas. Sprinkle with cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost leaves side of bowl (1 to 2 teaspoons more water can be added if necessary).Gather pastry into a ball. Shape into flattened round on lightly floured surface. Roll pastry, using floured rolling pin, into circle 2 inches larger than upside-down pie plate, 9x1 1/4 inches. Fold pastry into fourths; place in pie plate.
Unfold and ease into plate, pressing firmly against bottom and side.Trim overhanging edge of pastry 1 inch from rim of pie plate. Fold and roll pastry under, even with plate; flute as desired.
Prick bottom and side of pastry thoroughly with fork. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown; cool on wire rack.

Heat oven to 375 F. Beat eggs and 1 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until thickened. Stir in flour and rhubarb; pour into pie crust. Dot with butter. Cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch strip of aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning.
Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until filling is bubbly and rhubarb is tender. Cool pie on wire rack while preparing meringue.Heat oven to 400 F. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large bowl on high speed until foamy. Beat in 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy (do not underbeat). Spread meringue over rhubarb mixture to edge of crust. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light brown. Cool pie away from draft, about 30 minutes...and this amazing pie recipe is ready for feasts !...great ot enjoy with relatives !


Garlic Potato Pie recipe

Another great pie recipe to try..the Garlic Potato Pie ....nice one !

  • 1 lb of scrubbed boiling potatoes.
  • 6 cloves fresh garlic, sliced finely.
  • 1 cup of milk.
  • ¼ cup of breadcrumbs.
  • 3 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese.
  • 3 tablespoons of butter.

Preheat your oven to 380°F (180°C).Slice potatoes thinly.Butter a 9-inch pie plate.Arrange a layer of potatoes, garlic slices, parmesan and slices of butter.Repeat using the rest of the ingredients (other than the milk), saving some of the cheese and the butter.Heat the milk and pour over top of the potatoes.Top with bread crumbs and remaining cheese and butter.Bake for 1 hour, until the potatoes are tender and top has turned golden brown...and the Garlic potato pie recipe is ready to serve....nice and tasty !


Peach Pie recipe

Try this amazing Peach Pie recipe...a must try one !

One nine-inch baked pie crust.
  • 4 cups of fresh peach slices, peeled, pitted.
  • 1 cup of crushed peaches.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • ½ cup of water.
  • 3 tablespoons of cornstarch.
  • 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • Ice cream, to serve with.
Preparation Instructions:

In a suitably sized pan, combine the crushed peaches, sugar, water, cornstarch, and butter.
Cook over low heat until the mixture is clear and thick.Set aside and allow to cool.Fill the baked pie crust with the sliced peaches.Pour the cooled, cooked mixture over the peach slices.Chill thorougly.Serve with ice cream....hmmm...amazing ! Great taste of peach pie. ! Enjoy it with friends !


Strawberry Pie recipe

Try this classic pie recipe...the famous Strawberry Pie ..a great one !
  • Nine-inch pie shell, baked.
  • 4 cups of strawberries.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • 3 tablespoons of cornstarch.
  • 2 tablespoons of white corn syrup.
Preparation Instructions:

Boil together the water, sugar, cornstarch and white corn syrup.Cook until the mixture begins to thicken.Allow to cool.Once cooled, add strawberries and pour into the baked pie shell.Chill, then the strawberry pie is ready to serve...enjoy !


Cherry Pie recipe

Another great pie recipe to try..the classic Cherry Pie recipe

  • 1 nine-inch vanilla wafer pie crust.
  • 4 cups of pitted cherries.
  • 2 cups of whipped cream.
  • 1 cup of white sugar.
  • 2 tablespoons of cold water.
  • 2 tablespoons of corn starch.
  • 4 teaspoons of lemon juice.
  • ¼ envelope of unflavored gelatin.
  • Whipped cream, to serve with.
Preparation Instructions:

In a small bowl, soften the gelatin in the cold water. Set aside.In a suitably sized saucepan, mash 2 cups (half) of the cherries with the white sugar. Next, add in cornstarch and lemon juice; stirring gently.
Cook over a medium heat, stirring until the mixture turns thick and transparent.Remove from the heat and add the gelatin and stir.Slice the other 2 cups of cherries into the crust, then pour
the mixture over top.Chill for 5-6 hours. Serve with whipped cream...hmmm..great taste of cherry pie...! Delicious !

Beef and Pepper Pie recipe

Beef and Pepper Pie recipe
  • 1 pound lean ground beef.
  • 2 cups of sweet red peppers (including sauce).
  • 1 chopped onion.
  • 1 can sliced mushrooms (drained).
  • 1 cup of grated mature Cheddar cheese.

Place peppers, including liquid, into food processor; process until peppers are cut into very small pieces.Brown meat and onions in a pan.Add peppers, mushrooms, and cheese to pan.Spoon into bottom crust.Cover with top crust, and seal the edges.Bake at 350°F until crust is golden-brown, and pie is heated through...the beef & pepper pie is ready...great taste ...! Enjoy it with friends !

Baked Tuna Pie recipe

Try this Baked Tuna Pie recipe...nice !
  • 13 oz of evaporated milk.
  • 10 oz of frozen chopped broccoli, thawed.
  • 7 ounces (1 can) of tuna, drained, flaked.
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour.
  • 1/3 cup of enriched corn meal.
  • 1/3 cup of margarine.
  • ¼ cup of cold water.
  • ¼ cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  • ½ teaspoon of salt.
  • ½ teaspoon of dillweed.
  • Lemon wedges, to serve with.

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Combine flour, corn meal and ¼ teaspoon salt.Cut in the margarine until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add water, one tablespoon at a time, stirring lightly with a fork until the mixture forms a ball.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry to form a twelve-inch circle. Fit this loosely into nine-inch glass pie plate. Trim, turn edges under and flute.Place the broccoli between layers of paper towels and pat gently to absorb excess water. Combine the broccoli, the other ¼ teaspoon of salt and remaining ingredients; mixing thoroughly.
Pour the mixture into the pastry shell and bake for 60 minutes. Allow to stand for ten 10 minutes, then serve with lemon wedges...and the baked tuna pie is read for fiesta...great taste !

Avocado Lime Pie

Another great pie recipes to try..the Avocado Lime Pie recipe
  • 1 cup sieved avocado pulp.
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk.
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest.
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice.
  • 2 egg yolks.
  • 1 pinch salt.
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie.

1. Combine sweetened condensed milk, lime zest,lime juice, lightly beaten egg yolks, and salt; blend until mixture thickens. Stir in avocado pulp. Pour filling into pie shell.
2. Chill pie for several hours. Garnish with whipped cream, and the avocado lime pie is ready to serve...nice taste ! Enjoy !

Apple Pie recipe

Try this great Apple Pie recipe...a classic one !

  • 2 1/2 cups white flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, broken into small pieces
  • 5 tbsp. cold vegetable shortening
  • 8 tbsp. ice water
  • 1/3 to 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 medium sized apples (a medium apple = about 1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine


Measure the flour, sugar and salt togetherl. Stir to combine.Add the chilled butter pieces and shortening to the bowl. Cut them in with a pastry cutter or knife.
Add the ice water. Mix until the dough holds together (add a bit more water, if necessary).
Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface, knead it together, then divide in half.
Flatten each half into a disk, wrap in saran wrap and chill for at least half an hour.
Roll out one of the disks on a lightly floured surface until you have a circle that's about 12 inches in diameter.
Put the circle in a 9" pie plate, trimming any extra dough from the edges with a sharp knife (parents only).
Return it to the refrigerator until you are ready to make the pie.
Add filling (see below).

Roll out the second ball of dough and cover top.Use a fork or your fingers to pinch the edges together.Cut two small slits in the top.


Heat oven to 425 degrees.Peel, core and slice the apples.Mix sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt in large bowl.Stir in apples.
Pour into pastry-lined pie dish.Dot with margarine.Cover with top crust and seal the edges.
Cut two small slits in the top.
Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until crust is brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust. And the apple pie is ready to serve..great tasting pie ! Enjoy

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