An attractive lattice top highlights this spicy favorite, made with commercially prepared mincemeat pie filling or your own homemade version. It’s delicious any time of year, but especially good for dessert on a crisp autumn day or to top off a Thanksgiving celebration.
You don't have to use fresh blueberries to make a delicious blueberry pie. Using a canned pie filling can create an irresistible pie without all the fuss. Follow this simple recipe for a great tasting blueberry pie.
This free-form apple dessert (often referred to as a rustic tart) is super easy because it starts with a refrigerated pie crust. Boost the antioxidant content even further by adding 1/4 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries to the fruit mixture.
Remember those frozen pot pies you had as a kid? This will have you reminiscing but a healthier version. The sauce is creamy and flavorful and a great way to use leftover chicken, baked potatoes and vegetables. And the flaky crust is perfect.
If you want to make homemade pumpkin puree or pumpkin pie ahead of time, it is alright as long as you use the proper storage method. Also, leftover homemade pumpkin pie needs to be stored properly to keep it fresh as long as possible. See when to refrigerate and when to freeze.
This traditional homemade pumpkin pie is made from scratch with homemade puree. Homemade pumpkin puree can also be used in any pumpkin recipe calling for canned pumpkin. To substitute homemade puree, use 1 3/4 cups of pumpkin puree in place of a 15 oz. can of pumpkin.
There is nothing like a homemade pumpkin pie to share with family and friends. Learning the proper steps on how to make pumpkin pie from scratch is well worth the effort, for no shortcut method can match the flavor and texture of homemade pumpkin pie.
The following tips may assist in a more successful pie making experience or help you with some problem areas.
If the dough is dry and does not stick together when pinching a small piece of between your fingers, add more ice water.