Baked Milk Chocolate Custard Pie

I was digging through my heirloom recipes for a good chocolate pie that was inexpensive to make and easy.  What I was looking for was a recipe that didn’t require a prebaked pie crust.  I get lazy and would rather just bake the pie.  I also wanted to use cocoa powder instead of baker’s chocolate….

Fresh Strawberry Meringue Pie

This pie isĀ an old recipe that I have had since I was a kid in the 1950’s. The pie crust must have it’s roots in Australia’s desert, pavlova. This pie was originally in the 1952 Betty Crocker Cookbook. This recipe is different because it is made in a pie pan with a circle of parchment…

Peach Pie From Canned Peaches

I don’t live in an area that is suitable for peaches trees. Growing up my parents had peach trees and mom would can peaches every summer.  She liked making pies and canned plenty of fruit to make pies with. Fresh peaches are always the best for pies and cobblers but my food budget doesn’t allow…

Turkey Pot Pie (Meat Pie from left overs)

Rooster Pie Bird keeps the pie from boiling over while baking. There was still some turkey left overs in the freezer from Christmas.  Today has been cold for Florida, so it was a good day to make a turkey pot pie.  I used refrigerated pie dough that I had left over from the holidays which…

Depression Recipe for Sweet Potato Pie

My little taste tester won’t admit to sticking a finger in the center of the pie. Keep in mind that a sweet potato pie is easy to make and you can’t ruin it.  This is a economical recipe that is light. My recipe was taught to me when I was a child by someone who…