Roasting Pumpkin

To roast or not to roast….it’s basically up to you! I personally love pumpkin pies with roasted pumpkin, but it our very busy lives it’s not always possible. Since I bake for a farmer’s market, I want my pies to be as fresh as possible, the same for anything I bake for the market. I also like … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Silk Pie

I saw this recipe in one of my Southern Living magazines and told myself I have to try this pie sometime….soon.  Well, I put the magazine away in a stack of other magazines and forgot all about it.  I occasionally browse through some of my old magazines to look for things I said I wanted to make and then … Continue reading

Egg Custard Pie

  Ingredients:   1 (9-inch) UN-baked pie crust 3 eggs (beaten) 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 additional egg white (use to brush pie crust with) 2 and 1/2 cups scaled milk (cool slightly) 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg  *optional   * optional help: scald milk until you starts to see bubbles around the edge … Continue reading

Vanilla Pie

This recipe for vanilla pie is not the yellow creamy kind most of us are used to, it’s the brown sugar kind, most popular in Amish country.  This is a recipe given to me by a family member who lives in PA and her family asks her to make this pie time and time again. The … Continue reading