Pie Bakery

The pie bakery will not be opening soon. It was a lot of work and I would never be able to resist tasting them all.  The pies turned out okay.  My Son In Law said “ I didn’t think you were a pie baker..but I guess you are.”

I gathered all the ingredients and the chosen recipes and I moved into Jens kitchen and baked them.

I have made a Pumpkin Pie before.  I could not find the can opener. I asked Adam “If you were a can opener where would you be in your Mom’s kitchen?” He replied, “I have no idea.”  Far Guy came to the rescue.  Jen had some new kind of fancy smancy can opener that is kid safe and grandparent safe too..because it took us a half an hour to open a can of pumpkin… and then only because Far Guy went through the motions  without realizing he had opened the can.  I have never seen the likes of that can opener before. 

This pie was tasty.  Far Guy told the Grands.. “You know kids, I never used to like pumpkin pie, but now I do.”  They decided that he had old taste buds..as none of them like pumpkin pie.

I used two different kind of apples..Granny Smith and Pink Ladies.  It was nice and tart!

Apple Pie I still don’t have that crust push pull look pretty edge technique down correctly.

Late at night, Maddie and Noah volunteered to help me create the Chocolate Caramel Pie…the kitchen was a lefsa factory for quite awhile..before it could go back to being a pie bakery.  I had everything pre measured..so it was easy.  Maddie melted the dark baking chocolate and Noah stirred.

Chocolate Caramel Pie

I am sure it had a gazillion calories:)

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4 Responses to Pie Bakery

  1. Jen says:

    You shouldn’t be good at something you don’t want to do! :)

  2. GramMary says:

    The pies look wonderful! I’ll have a piece of each, please. Was the can opener a Pampered Chef? I have one, absolutely love it, but admit it was a puzzle at first.

  3. GramaL says:

    The pies look great and good enough to eat, for sure. I just got a Tupperware can opener and it is great—but needed the instructions alongside for awhile.