rhubarb pie without strawberries

Broiler update and our first harvest for a seasonal pie

What a lovely weekend that was!  Forget the ticks and black flies… and mosquitoes… it was a wonderful weekend for some work and play.   Continue reading “Broiler update and our first harvest for a seasonal pie”

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Make all your holiday pie crusts in September and relax

What’s better than a completely homemade pie? How about not having to make everything on the same day.  How about knowing that you can have a crust with good ingredients that you selected and care about that will give you a good, flaky result.  Cut a huge chunk of time and effort and frustration out of baking those Thanksgiving pies by just pulling a ready to go disk of pie crust dough out of the freezer.  When Christmas rolls around, no worries, there’s more crusts in there waiting.  “How did you do it?” Your impressed friends and relatives will gasp. “I never have the time to make my own crust!”  Continue reading “Make all your holiday pie crusts in September and relax”