Benjamin’s Pumpkin Pie, Cooking with Grandkids!

Cooking with Grandkids . . . such a joy! And, this pumpkin pie is a perfect choice to bake with them, especially if they like pumpkin pie, because it's a one-bowl filling.  Cooking with Grandkids . . . Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie My grandson, Benjamin, came over one day. I asked him what he wanted to do. He said, "Make a pumpkin pie." That's a little unusual for a 13-year old, but, we made Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie . . . Cooking with Grandkids!! Would you believe that he rolled out the crust and made the pie? Well . . . he did. I helped, but essentially, he made it all. Making Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie . . . Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie is really my mother's pumpkin pie. . . which is actually the Libby's Pumpkin Pie recipe on the can. And the crust … [Read more...]

Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it goes back to the beginning of our nations history and the principles on which we were founded--God, religious freedom, and America. And, I love the tradition of our Family Thanksgiving Dinner get-togethers. One of the highlights of those dinners has always been our Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies.  Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies! I try to always have a dinner for my children and grandchildren one night before Thanksgiving, even though we go to my sister, Jeri's, house on Thanksgiving Day. And, I ALWAYS make our Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies! It seems everyone has their own "favorite", so I have to make different pies for each of my children and Lynn. In this post, I'm … [Read more...]

Libby’s Famous Pumpkin Pie Recipe, Mama’s Favorite!

  Mama's Pumpkin Pie made from the Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie Recipe.  Pumpkin Pie. . . A Thanksgiving Staple! Thanksgiving wouldn't be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie! And this year at our house was no exception. My husband, Lynn, requested a pumpkin pie with REAL whipped cream for his choice of desserts for our Thanksgiving dinner. And so, I obliged:) Mama's Pumpkin Pie Recipe . . . My mother got the recipe for the pumpkin pie  she makes off of the back of a can of Libby's pumpkin. She has always said it makes the best pumpkin pie. Who am I to doubt my mother? So, I made that recipe for our pumpkin pie. It was simple to make, delicious and baked perfectly. I served it, of course, with real whipped cream! Permission … [Read more...]