Baked Peach and Blueberry Slab Pie Recipe

Baked Peach and Blueberry Slab Pie Recipe

I may be a little late to the party where “Slab Pie” is concerned, but once I got here I can’t stop making this incredibly easy wonderfully delicious pie!  My sous-chef dish-washing mother loves pie.  She taught me to make pie when I was a girl and we have...

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No Bake Layered Lemon Pie

No Bake Layered Lemon Pie

Sometimes I just make myself so mad!  I made this luscious, creamy, sweet and tart pie in March when our friends Maribeth and John came to dinner. (Note: St. Patrick's Day celebration tablecloth!)   But did I take time to share it with you?   😳  Uh, no.  Fast forward...

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Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she...

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Luscious Peach Pie

Luscious Peach Pie

I experience some real joys from living in the country. In the early morning, I can sit on my front porch in the solitude of nature. I enjoy the sights and sounds of the world coming awake, from the buzzing of the...

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Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

We buy a 40-pound box of sweet potatoes from a local farmer every fall. I cannot tell you the exact science behind why sweet potatoes direct from the farm tastes so much better than sweet potatoes from the grocery store ... but trust me, they do! We dine on sweet...

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Vanilla Cheesecake Pecan Pie

Vanilla Cheesecake Pecan Pie

When the words vanilla, cheesecake and pecan are all run together ending in pie I cannot help myself.  I cannot resist.  I head to the kitchen, sort out the ingredients and begin the fun of mixing and blending while imaging just how good this is going to taste! This...

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Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookie

When some of our California kids were here this summer the dinner conversation turned to Pizookies.  At first when my step-son Bryan said Pizookie I wasn't sure what I heard him say.  I said, "will you spell that for me?"  He did one better and Googled it for me....

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Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

Sticky Bottom Pie Crusts

I was sitting at a table with friends the other night at our Community Bible Study leadership potluck and Christmas party.  My friend Mary Ann said, “Jo and Catherine, you both cook a lot, can you tell me how to keep pecan pie from sticking on the bottom?” Well, I sat...

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Classic Chess Pie

Classic Chess Pie

Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. Some recipes add cornmeal and others include vinegar. Flavorings, such as vanilla, lemon juice, or chocolate are also added to vary the basic recipe....

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All-American Apple Crumb Pie

All-American Apple Crumb Pie

Can you stand one more apple recipe?  If you are like me you may still have a few apples around from the fall bounty.  I made this Apple Crumb Pie a few weeks back and it reminded me of how much I like the simplicity of making a crumb topping pie!  It also reminded me...

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