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    Green Apple Polka Dot Pie

        Green Apple Polka Dot Pie one recipe Gabi’s Best Pie Crust 7 cups peeled and sliced Granny Smith apples 1/4 cup vanilla scented granulated white sugar 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 2 T corn starch 1 teaspoon Vietnamese Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon Penzey’s pie spice mix 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract egg wash made of 1 egg and a Tablespoon or two of half and half raw or turbinado sugar to sprinkle Preheat the oven to 400 F. Line the bottom of a 9 inch pie pan with half the pie crust and place in fridge to keep cool. Mix the apples, sugars, spices and vanilla in a large…

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    The Egg and Bacon Pie, and I

     Do you know about Egg and Bacon Pie? I didn’t until one of my favorite authors included it in some of her work and I became curious about it. Kerry Greenwood is a terrific writer! I first discovered her book “Cocaine Blues” on a library shelf  several years ago; it introduced me to her strong, smart, smart and stylish detective, the fabulous Miss Phryne Fisher. (Phryne rhymes with briny.) Since that time I have read all twenty published Phryne novels, which are set in Australia in the end of the 1920s, plus a collection of short stories (and a few bonus cocktail recipes) involving Miss Fisher called: “A Question of Death: An Illustrated…

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    Apple and Cherry Pie Oh my!

      Why have I never thought to combine these two before? Completely silly because- oh yeah it’s that good. Use this crust recipe: Gabi’s Best Pie Crust 2-1/2 cups unbleached All Purpose wheat flour 1 cup cold, cold butter, salted or unsalted as you have on hand and cut into small bits large pinch of salt if using unsalted butter, smaller if using salted 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, can omit if making a savoury pie 1/2 cup of iced water  (a bit more or less as humidity requires) That’s it. If using a food processor, place the flour, salt and sugar into the work bowl fitted with the metal blade.…

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