This traditional pumpkin recipe is a staple at Thanksgiving meals. It can be made ahead and refrigerated. An alternative pumpkin pie is this easy no-bake recipe which makes 2 pies. The pecans are optional, so if you are in a hurry or don’t care for nuts, simply omit them. Without the nuts, it’s just a [...]
Homemade pie crusts are healthier than their commercial alternatives but are time-consuming to make. By making several at a time and freezing the dough, you can have the convenience of prepared crusts without the time investment each time you need one. Freshly ground whole wheat flour may be used in this recipe instead of white [...]
Pastries are my weakness. Luckily, I had a houseful of teenagers that devoured this pie and saved me from the mental anguish of trying to avoid it after the first slice. This pie uses our bulk pie crust recipe, which makes 6 crusts for the freezer. I took 2 crusts out to thaw the morning I made the pie and by afternoon they were thawed and ready to go. You can use any fresh fruit in this recipe, just be sure to omit the cinnamon if you are not using apples, peaches, or another fruit that goes well with cinnamon.