Buttermilk Pie

This year I decided to make a “formal” Easter dinner. It was pretty last minute, and there was lots of scrambling around for ingredients. The menu consisted of pork loin with a mustard apple cider glaze, mac and cheese, homemade dinner rolls, salad, and buttermilk pie. The only recipe I have to share with you…

Chocolate Chess Pie

I was in a pie baking mood, but I wasn’t in a go to the store to buy the ingredients mood.  I was lucky enough to have the ingredients to make a chocolate chess pie which is something I’ve never made before.  I’m also still trying to understand what a chess pie is. The pie…

Cherry Hand Pies

When I think of hand pies, I think of my mother’s peach fried pies.  She would buy a bag of dehydrated peaches, let them soak for a while and cook them gently on low heat with sugar and a few spices.  Then she would shape and fry the pies to golden perfection.  The filling would…