Ghostly Graveyard Pie!

Ghostly Graveyard Pie, a spooky pie for Halloween! I used to teach my music students a song during the Halloween season. It was called, "Have You Seen the Ghost of John?". They LOVED it! It's wasn't a spooky song, but at the end of it, there was an unexpected "BOO"! That's what I thought when I decided to make this Ghostly Graveyard Pie. Candace, Randa, and I had gone to the grocery store on Saturday. As we were talking about Halloween goodies, Candace asked me to make an Oreo Pie, but make it like a graveyard. Good idea!!! I immediately thought about the Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Ghosts I made with Jalynn and Duke last week. Then the plan for the pie began! Making the Ghostly Graveyard Pie . . . Candace thought Aunt Faye's … [Read more...]

Oreo Pie, an easy dessert for any occasion!

  What's for dessert? When I planned our "Girls Only Luncheon", the question arose, "What can I make for our dessert?" I knew I wasn't going to have a lot of time to prepare a dessert, and different thoughts came to my mind. But, I finally decided to make an Oreo Pie. In the past, I made an Oreo Delight (which quickly became a favorite), and a Dirt Pudding Pie for family gatherings, and both were really liked by all. So, my thinking was that an Oreo Pie would be a good choice. After all . . . who doesn't like Oreos??? Making the Oreo Pie . . . This Oreo Pie was EASY to make . . . a perfect dessert for those times you don't have a lot of time to spend thinking about or making a dessert. For this pie, I found a recipe by … [Read more...]

Aunt Ann’s Homemade Fried Pies!

Aunt Ann and her Fried Pies! My Aunt Ann is renown for her Fried Pies. Her daughter, Annette (my cousin), calls them her "signature fried pies". She has made them for special occasions, holidays, and for family events for years. Annette told me that Aunt Ann always took them to family reunions, and continues to make them for Annette's husband, Joe, when they come to visit. Aunt Ann in her favorite chair with her "Granddog", Holly:) Aunt Ann, as I posted earlier, is my Daddy's last surviving sibling. There were seven children in their family, and Aunt Ann was the "baby". She is now 90 years old:) She and Mama were good friends before Mama met Daddy . . . I think she actually introduced Mama to Daddy. A little Family History … [Read more...]

Jenara’s Buttermilk Pie!

Buttermilk Pie, a southern favorite! Have you ever had a Buttermilk Pie? Personally, I had not, until I made Jenara’s Buttermilk Pie! Since I had never made a buttermilk, pie, I asked Jenara, a young woman in my church, for her recipe. Thankfully, she was kind enough to give it to me! If you don’t know what a Buttermilk Pie is, it is a classic, traditional southern pie. I’ve always heard it was similar to an Egg Custard Pie, but to me, it really is more like a chess pie.  But, it does not have cornmeal in it, which most chess pies do. So, I guess, it is a cross between an Egg Custard Pie and a Chess Pie. Making Jenara’s Buttermilk Pie . . . The filling for Jenara’s Buttermilk Pie consists of eggs, melted butter, sugar, cornstarch, … [Read more...]

Jenara’s Buttermilk Pie!

Buttermilk Pie, a southern favorite! Have you ever had a Buttermilk Pie? Personally, I had not, until I made Jenara's Buttermilk Pie! Since I had never made a buttermilk, pie, I asked Jenara, a young woman in my church, for her recipe. Thankfully, she was kind enough to give it to me! If you don't know what a Buttermilk Pie is, it is a classic, traditional southern pie. I've always heard it was similar to an Egg Custard Pie, but to me, it really is more like a chess pie.  But, it does not have cornmeal in it, which most chess pies do. So, I guess, it is a cross between an Egg Custard Pie and a Chess Pie. Making Jenara's Buttermilk Pie . . . The filling for Jenara's Buttermilk Pie consists of eggs, melted butter, sugar, cornstarch, … [Read more...]