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Patch crack on baked pie shell?

by TracyPark 3 months ago

My baked pie shell using Christopher Kimball’s no shrink recipe is as beautifully high sided as usual. However, this one developed a 4-inch Longitudinal crack along the side. The pecan-bourbon-choc...

Good pie out of frozen rhubarb?

by ninrn 24 days ago

Hello, A dear friend has a birthday coming up and the only thing I know she’d love is a rhubarb pie. Can’t find one already made here, not even frozen. I can get frozen rhubarb from Sprouts...

Looking for a great lunch with Key lime pie on drive to Key West

by nyperr 2 months ago

I saw so many superb posts about Ma's Fish Camp and it appears to have closed. Can anyone recommend something similar? Just a great fresh fish sandwich and the best Key lime pie...doesn't need to...

Pumpkin Pie Questions

by salmon 12 years ago

Hi! I am making my first pumpkin pie and have a few questions I was hoping you CH'ers could help me with. I have decided I am def. going with the whole canned Libbys pie (love the traditional ones)...

Can melted chocolate be added to Cool Whip?

by pinshure 3 months ago

I'm making a chocolate pie with Cool Whip and boxed chocolate pudding, but I would like to add some real chocolate into the mixture if possible. I've never made a pie before so I don't really know ...

Pumpkin Pie No Spice?

by catrinarf 4 years ago

I am trying to find a pumpkin pie recipe with no spices. I am allergic to Balsam of Peru, which means no cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg, ginger, so on. I am also allergic to coconut, and have an intol...

Apple Pie Goof - Forgot the butter!

by mcsheridan 9 years ago

Bottom Crust into 8" pie pan - check. Apples Peeled and sliced (two Braeburns, one Honey Crisp, one Granny Smith) - check. 1/3 cup light brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 2 Tbsp flour, 1 tsp cinnam...

Pumpkin Pie Temperature

by gridder 12 years ago

I just made my first pumpkin pie of the season, and was wondering how you chowhounds like it temperature-wise -- cold or room temperature? (I imagine there are a few of you that may even like them ...

ISO pie recipes that don't use cinnamon/nutmeg and the like or stonefruit

by ebenay 3 months ago

I know I could just omit these items, but I tend to like making recipes exactly how they're meant to be if they're known to be particularly good. That said, due to food allergies by Thanksgiving at...

Taking the sweetness down a couple notches on pecan pie

by debbiel 4 years ago

I've been making this NYT rye pecan pie recipe several times a year the last few years. I've always liked it, and it is always a hit. My taste must be changing, because the one I made for Thanksgiv...

Variations on apple pie?

by christy319 4 months ago

Can anyone recommend a pie recipe that has apples and another major flavor? I love the idea of apple pie, I've tried a number of different fillngs, I can make a picture perfect one, but it always s...

Crack Pie recipe is a LIE

by helena143 7 years ago

Now I know that many cookbook authors/chefs "fudge" (read: LIE about) their recipes a little so they don't give away their most prized secrets, but this is ridiculous. I have tried to make the Crac...

Egg Custard Pie

by ptaylor15 5 months ago

Why are my pies turning MUCH TOO WATERY and NOT creamy? TX

Looking for childhood apple pies and orange pies from Chinatown [San Francisco]

by darrelll 6 years ago

Born in SF then moved to LA in 1960, my folks and uncles always brought back pies from a Chinatown restaurant that sold the best apple pies and a orange gelatin pie... My parents are now gone and I...

McDonald's has revived deep fried pies

by gfr1111 2 years ago

Back in the seventies McDonald's created the most incredibly unhealthy and delicious hand held pies. These were pie fillings surrounded by a dough which was then deep fried. The dough was pretty ...

What are you baking these days? July, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 8 months ago

So it's Canada Day and my MIL's 95th birthday! Big party here. Have made 2 cakes, both Bravetart, the Devil's Food and the white layer cake. Both of them are frosted with the cooked flour frosti...

TOMATO PIE - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, August 2018

by masha 7 months ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our August Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish througho...

Apple Crumb Pie @ Criminal Baking Co.[now Undercover Baking Agency] in Santa Rosa

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by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

With recent talk of apple pie, here’s a suggestion for apple crumb pie. Criminal Baking Company in Santa Rosa’s SoFA District makes a lovely butter-y one served up with a cup of creamy custard ...

Why won't my key lime pie recipe work with grapefruit juice?

by tonka11_99 9 years ago

Ok chowhounders, maybe you can figure this out. I make a key lime pie with sweetened condensed milk, 3 eggs and 1/2 cup of lime juice. This is the recipe: KEY LIME PIE 1 EA 9” graham crack...

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