It’s Pumpkin Season: Paradise Pumpkin Pie

My mom didn’t cook very often when I was a kid, and she almost never baked.  It wasn’t that she wasn’t able–she is actually a very good cook.  But, she doesn’t really enjoy cooking, where my dad does, so he took the cooking duties.

The holiday meals were the one thing she did enjoy cooking, and this pie always topped off our Thanksgiving dinners.  This is one of my absolute favorites, although I have taking over the tradition of making it.

I have actually made it twice already this year, although Thanksgiving is still over a month away, and i am sure I will make it a few more before the holidays are done.  I get a lot of requests for the recipe, so I decided it is time to share.  🙂 Read more

Let’s Talk Pie: Cherry Crumb Pie

We headed to a picnic this weekend, armed with pasta salad and two fresh-baked cherry pies (minus one slice, which was eaten early–for strictly quality control purposes, of course). Now, Hubby was a bit bummed when the cherry pies were requested.  He insisted that “it isn’t pie season yet.” Read more