Here is an apple pie that is pretty easy to make, although I had a couple problems that were probably user error.
For 2017’s Thanksgiving I really wanted to make this. I had never made pumpkin pie and it seemed like it could be fun to try. Especially since I have such good luck with this cookbook and she made it sound so good. And that is all from someone who is indifferent to pumpkin pie. But then the Chiplet was born and making a pie wasn’t really something I was thinking of at that point. Especially when we ended up having a quiet Thanksgiving with only 3 of us eating it. So fast forward to this year. I liked that most of the parts could be done ahead and in sections. Also, the Fudgelet really wanted to try different traditional foods so I went full traditional.
My apologies, but since this was one of the dishes I made while the Chiplet was still a newborn, I only have 3 pictures to share. But, the actual recipe is super simple and I don’t think process pictures are necessary.
If you would like a simple quiche recipe, this one is perfect. You can even bake it ahead.
In case you wanted extra pie, I bring to you cherry pie. I made this for my Aunt L who came to visit Seattle (and us) for the first time ever. She came in the Fall around her birthday, so I wanted to make her favorite dessert. Of course it was something I had never made before, and it is an area I struggle with: pie! Thankfully, I was able to make something that was acceptable, and I think even delicious.
What kind of title is that, you say? Well, often, when you make pie crusts, you have extra dough. There are different things you could do with it. Sometimes I have decorated the edges. I have also tried to bake the dough as-is, since people say it can be tasty. That’s all fine, but I decided I wanted a way to make it with chocolate and have a bonus treat. So, bonus treats for all of us because I am sharing what I did.