I Love to Bake a Pie

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    The Topping and the Filling

    I make up a baste to brush over the top of the pie: 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon water and 1 egg yolk. Brush over the top crust and sprinkle on sugar to absorb the excess baste.  The egg white should be used to coat the bottom crust.  Be sure to pour off the...
    semiretired semiretired
    51-55, F
    Jul 2, 2008

    Pie Anyone?

    Yes, I love to bake pies.  Probably because it's the only baked good that I can make really well.  Anytime I'm asked to bring something somewhere, I always bring pie.
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 17, 2008

    i made a mess of my lemon meringue pie?

    my whites fell off and my filler was wet ; ( help
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    I Make My Own Crust

    I LOVE making pies! especially for my boyfriend. I love to take my time and always make it the best pie it can be. on the holidays I make an american flag pie with strawberries and blackberries.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2008

    Easy As Pie

    That song from "Annie Get Your Gun" sung competitively between Annie and Frank has memorable single lines, and the one that stuck with me for its incongruity and sense of acceptance / defeat: Annie: "Can you bake a pie?" Frank: "No!" Annie: "Neither can I!" All the other things...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2012

    My Favorite...

    ... is apple, but I also like baking pecan, strawberry/rhubarb, or chess pie.  Pies are a great way to enjoy fresh berries or cherries.  I found some gooseberries a couple summers ago (they're rare around here) and made a gooseberry pie.  Yum! Does anybody remember...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    11 Responses Jun 14, 2008

    LOVELY Perfect Pie

    ALL KINDS OF PIES ! Strawberry season is on and what a sight to see.Berry pie stacked three inches tall.Whipped topping ..all on a crunchy, sweet crust.I can bake any  pie.Anyone hungry? 
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    6 Responses Apr 17, 2008
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