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Nan’s Country Apple Pie

The arrival of fall means it’s time to visit your local apple orchard. Nan honed her apple pie-making skills during the many years that her family owned an Iowa orchard. She likes to use two or three different cooking apple … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pie Crust

Want to know a secret? Making pastry for a pie is, well–easy as…you guessed it! So many people say, “I love pie but I am afraid to make my own crust, it seems so hard.” Instead, they opt for a … Continue reading

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Cranberry Meringue Tart

Wayne’s grandmother always made and served this pie at Thanksgiving. Although it can be made in a regular pie pan, Nancy says it fits, and prefers how it looks, in a tart pan.

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Free-Style Tomato Pie

Mention tomato pie and you will get, “Oh I know, the one with mayonnaise.” Well, there is that recipe (and it is good), but we like to have a pie where locally grown or homegrown BeefSteak or Heirloom tomatoes are … Continue reading

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Lemon Angel Pie

The meringue crust can be made a day ahead. Its sweet-tart filling is a perfect contrast to the sweet “crust.” Fresh berries are the crown for this heavenly dessert.

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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

This old-fashion chiffon pie is perfect for anyone who wants a bit of pumpkin. It’s one of the pies my mother made for the holidays, and I’ve carried on the tradition. It still has the same expected pumpkin pie flavor … Continue reading

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Emile Henry Pink Pie Dish

What It Is Continuing our support of National Breast Cancer Month in October, GadgetGals recommends Bake for the Cure. Autumn is a perfect pie-baking season–think of harvest apples, pears, quince, pumpkins to name a few favorite pie fillings (or the … Continue reading

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Eagle Brand Key Lime Pie

3 eggs, separated 1 14-ounce can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1/2 cup lime juice

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Best Key Lime Pie

For the meringue crust: 3 egg whites 1/4 teasoon cream of tartar 2/3 cup sugar

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The Keys to Key Lime Pie From a Native Floridian

by Nan I love Florida. It’s the place my husband Wayne and I annually vacation to get a break from our extreme winters in Iowa. True, there are other exotic destinations we could consider. But the Sunshine State keeps drawing … Continue reading

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