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Entering a pie at this summer's county fair? Give one of these tasty recipes a try!
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Try this winning recipe from a Living the Country Life contest at the Iowa State Fair!
Shelby McCreedy's grandmother told her the simple secret to pie baking. "Don't get fancy," she would say. "It doesn't have to be pretty to taste good. When you make...
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Try this winning recipe from a Living the Country Life contest at the Iowa State Fair!
When Kaye Postma of Rhodes, Iowa, asked her 89-year-old father what he wanted for his birthday, he said, "A rare steak, wilted lettuce, and gooseberry pie." Postma has a reputation as the...
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This pretty, patriotic pie is perfect for your Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day picnic, but it's so delicious you'll want to make it more often than that!
Makes: 8 servings Prep: 30 mins Stand: 45 mins Bake: 1 hr 15 mins 375°F 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice...
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Everyone loves pie! This portable version is perfect for picnics or sack lunches.
Number of Servings: 6 Serving Size: 1 jar | Yield: 6 jars Prep: 50 min Bake: 40 min to 45 min at 375° Pastry (use store-bought, your favorite recipe, or see recipe below) 2...
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Dress up your dessert table with one of these mouth-watering pies!
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Put a twist on traditional pumpkin pie by including sweet potatoes this year!
Number of Servings: 10 Prep: 10 min  Bake: 45 min to 50 min at 425°/350°F Ingredients 1 1/3 cups piecrust mix (from 11-ounce box)  1/4 cup pecans, finely chopped 2 to 3...
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It's amazing how food really connects us. Families pass recipes down from generation to generation, like jewels. Certain foods remind us of loved ones, or of places or special times in our...
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I visited Mom and Dad on their Maryland farm last week. Mom thawed out blueberries, red and black raspberries, and strawberries to make her exclusive Very Berry Pie, a recipe she created from...
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My mom recently made a big platter of tassies for a family get-together, and they were such a hit, I knew I had to blog them! She made four different flavors: chocolate fudge in a peanut butter...

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