Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

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Mom was the pie maker around home so when Frieda suggested a pie fundraiser for our local safe house, I was a little intimidated but we talked about it and decided to go for it. She worked at her parents bakery for many years so her confidence level was quite a bit higher than mine.
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Cranberry-Pear Galette {with a hint of ginger}

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I have a whole bucket-list of recipes in my mind that I want to try someday. So I’m knocking them off one by one. Galettes (or Rustic Tarts as some people call them) have always fascinated me and I’ve been wanting to try them for a long time. Funny thing is, I discovered its kind of like a pie baked on a flat sheet instead of a round plate. I’ve never been very confident in my pie making abilities so I totally fell in love with these “rustic” tarts, because they don’t have to look perfect. In fact, they are not supposed to look perfect! Thats one of the things I love about them. You get all the flavors of a pie including a flaky crust without all the tedious things like trimming the edges just perfect. Continue reading “Cranberry-Pear Galette {with a hint of ginger}”

Fresh Peach Turnovers

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For some reason when I was typing turnovers it reminded me of the word turn-off. But let me tell you, these are no turn-offs! In fact,Β I think I’ll start calling them turn-ons! =) Haha. Does your relationship need some spicing up?Β Give these turn-ons a try! {let me know how they work!} Continue reading “Fresh Peach Turnovers”

Fresh Peaches ‘n Cream Pie

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I’m not sure what it is that I love most about this pie…. the fresh, juicy peaches or the buttery, nutty crust. Either way, it is light, refreshing, perfectly delicious, and beautiful to look at too…

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Rosemary’s Crumbly Apple Pie {+ a few cabin pictures!}

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So…… we just got back from a week of fun, food, and fellowship with my family! Here are a few snap-shots of our time and my sister-in-law’s famous Apple Pie! Continue reading “Rosemary’s Crumbly Apple Pie {+ a few cabin pictures!}”