Italian Grain Pie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup wheat berries, whole Half a dozen large eggs 1 cup sugar, white 1-1/2 lbs ricotta cheese 8 ounces mixed candied fruit 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons grated orange rind 1 TBSP shortening 1 tsp salt Pastry for two 9-inch pies with extra […]

Chocolate Mud Pie

Whether it’s mud season or chocolate season, this dessert will put a simle on your face. Have your kids (or grown up kids) help you assemble this decadent–and 100 percent edible–chocolate mud pie. CRUST: 2 1/2 cups chocolate wafers (about 1 9-oz. box) or chocolate graham crackers 6 tbsp. melted butter FILLING: 1 qt. chocolate […]

Classic Apple Pie

Ingredients: 2 9-inch pie crusts, unbaked 6-7 cups apples, peeled and sliced (we recommend Granny Smith or Golden Delicious) 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/3 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small cubes To Make: Preheat oven to 425. Place the apples in large bowl. Sift together […]

Coconut Cream Pie

Ingredients: 1 9-inch pie crust, baked 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup homemade whipped cream or frozen whipped topping (thawed) To Make: In a medium saucepan, combine coconut […]

Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 3 cups pumpkin puree (How to Make Pumpkin Puree) 1 cup sugar 4 large eggs 18 ounces (about 1 1/2 cans) evaporated milk 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground clove 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 prepared pie crust To Make: Preheat […]