Moms Apple Pie

Apple Pie History

Check out my family’s favorite apple pie recipe, Mom’s Apple Pie.   Apple pies or tarts have shown up, in one form or another, since the Middle Ages. 1381 – … Continued

Chess Pie History

  Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. ome recipes include cornmeal and others are made … Continued

Mincemeat Pie

Funeral Pie History

  Funeral Pie is also known as Raisin Pie and Rosina Pie (German for raisin). For many years Funeral Pie or Raisin Pie was served with the meal prepared for … Continued

Cobbler

History and Legends of Cobblers

  Cobbler – Crisps – Crumble – Brown Betty – Buckle – Grunts – Slumps – Bird’s Nest Pudding – Sonker – Pandowdy Cobblers have been and are still called … Continued

Pies

History of Pies

  The purpose of a pastry shell was mainly to serve as a baking dish, storage container, and serving vessel, and these are often too hard to actually eat.  For … Continued

Ice Box Pie History

    An Ice Box Pie is a delicious classic southern dessert that was named after the ice box that these pies were kept cool in.  These Ice Box Pie were … Continued

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie History

Did you know that Key lime pie, unlike apple pie, is a uniquely American dessert?   Key West, Florida, is famous for its fabulous key lime pie, one of America’s … Continued

Lamprey PIe

Lamprey Pie History

  What is Lamprey Pie?   It is a meat pie made from the eel-like fish known as lampreys, baked in a syrup of wine and spices, and covered with a large … Continued

homemade mincemeat

Mincemeat Pie History

Unfortunately, most people have never tasted a true old-fashioned mincemeat pie (also called mince pie).  The flavor of real mincemeat pie (not the bottled version purchased at your local store) … Continued

Buttermilk Pie

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Buttermilk pie is a favorite Thanksgiving dessert staple in Texas.  This is a delicious, old-fashioned Buttermilk Pie using basic ingredients from the pantry.  Most famllys consider this pie their favorite … Continued

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie will be a big hit at your Thanksgiving dinner.  The chiffon filling is very smooth and silk like with a great flavor.  People who are not a … Continued

Skillet-Baked Tomato Cobbler

Skillet-Baked Tomato Cobbler Recipe

Skillet-Baked Tomato Cobbler recipe is fantastic with ripe tomatoes from the garden.  Since I love fresh tomatoes, a savory cobbler meal grabbed my attention.  Any recipe featuring tomatoes instantly jumps to the top … Continued

Sugar Cream Pie

Sugar Cream Pie Recipes

 Shaker and Amish Sugar Cream Pies Sugar cream pie, or Hoosier sugar cream pie, Indiana cream pie, sugar pie, or finger pie, is simply a pie shell spread with layers … Continued

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Traditional Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Tradition Pumpkin Pie is very popular in the United States and Canada.  In other parts of the world it is rarely served.  It is most popular during the Thanksgiving holiday. … Continued