Cottage Cheese Pie

I got this from an old cookbook I can no longer remember. I haven’t made this in quite a while so I don’t have a picture but noticed that it was missing from the blog. My kids thought it tasted like rice pudding. It does not taste like cottage cheese. A great dessert to make […]

Apple Custard Pie

I love it when old cookbooks to the rescue. In this case, it’s the 1976 version of Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook. My daughter initially wanted to make an apple crisp for dessert but ended up making this apple custard pie. It’s easy to make because you just pile the peeled and sliced apples […]

Recipe for Pie Crusts

Here are recipes and detailed directions for making pie crusts. First, is the old-fashioned shortening based recipe that is pretty standard. Following that is a low-fat version that tastes great as well. Pie crusts do take a bit of practice but once you learn how, you’ll save a quite a bit of money compared to […]

Recipe for Apple Pie

A very basic apple pie–but very good! I don’t have a picture of the pie, but I like to use these little pie cutters rather than cutting slits in the top crust. 6-8 tart apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (about 6 cups) 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (depending on how tart your apples are) […]

Apple Custard Pie

This is adapted from Better Homes & Garden New Cookbook, one of my old standbys. I made the crust up in my food processor, although I often mix a pie crust up in my stand mixer. This is a fairly standard recipe for one crust I think. For the crust: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 […]