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Cindy Crawford’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

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Abundance of Rhubarb in your garden? No problem, this delicious pie recipe is just what you need to bake. It has a delicious crust with a sweet flavored center. My dad has a ton of rhubarb and I get a ton every year from him. I always make this pie atleast once in season, and a few times throughout the winter. I always pre-make a few fillings and freeze them. Then all you have to do is start a fresh crust and fill with your pre-made fillings and good to go! You could also use store bought crust and then you have a home made pie in a jiffy.

The thing I miss most about there being no more Opera show is her favorite things. I think that is the thing everyone misses. I thought she always shared amazing recipes, which she didn’t do all that often, so you knew they were good. I saw this recipe in 2006 when I was watching the show and knew I had to try it. It’s a recipe that Cindy Crawford makes in her Malibu home all the time, and says that it is one of her husbands favorite things she makes.

Cindy Crawford’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Serves 8
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 50 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 5 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable
Delicious Strawberry Rhubarb pie that pairs well with any main course. FrenchToasty.com has lots of pie recipes.

Ingredients

Pie Crust

  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons cold milk

Pie Filling

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar (plus 2 teaspoons sugar for top)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups strawberries (quartered)
  • 2 cups rhubarb (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (cut up)
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Note

Cool for 1 hour before serving.

You can mix all the filling ingredients and put in freezer bag and freeze. When ready to prepare, make crust as directed and fill with your thawed pie filling (drain excess liquid) and bake as directed.

You could also refrigerate the filling for a day or two to help cut prep time on day of event.

Directions

Pie Crust
Step 1
Preheat oven to 400°. Mix flour and salt. Measure oil and milk together—don't stir. Add to flour. Make crust on wax paper.
Pie Filling
Step 2
Mix sugar, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon. Add fruit, stirring to coat. Can set aside in fridge and then drain later. Note: If adding blueberry or peach, add lemon zest.
Pie
Step 3
Fill crust with filling. Scatter butter. Add top crust. Pinch edges and ventilate the top. Brush with milk. Sprinkle sugar on top. Bake on cookie sheet for 50 minutes. Can cover edge with tinfoil if cooking too fast. Cool for 1 hour before serving.
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You can see the sparkle of sugar on the crust.

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I halved the pie filling recipe and made a mini pie!

How to Make a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust

Serves 8-10
Prep time 5 minutes
Meal type Dessert
This lattice top for a pie makes you look like a professional baker. FrenchToasty.com has lots of cooking and baking tips and of course delicious dessert recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 box pre-made pie crust (or your favorite homemade recipe)

Directions

Step 1
Lay down your first piece of pie crust and put your filling in the pan.
Step 2
Roll out the other piece of crust. Cut the dough into even strips 3/4" wide, depending on how think you want your lattice strips. I like to use a pizza cutter for this.
Step 3
Take every other strip and lay them one way from side to side of the pie but leave 3/4" in between each slice.
Step 4
With the other half of leftover strips they are going to go the other way. So grab your first one and lay it down and weave it through the ones already laying down. By laying over one and then pulling the next one half up to lay under, and then lay over the next one and then pull the next one slightly up to lay under. Continue this until all piece have been folded in properly to form the lattice.
Step 5
Trim the edges so they are flush with the edge of your pie. Fold back the rim of the lower layer and crimp to secure.
Step 6
Bake pie according to pie directions.

Perfect Classic Apple Pie with Lattice Top

Classic and so simple, this recipe will have your guest begging for another slice. Delicious served à la mode or just by itself.

Apple Pie

My husbands favorite pie is apple pie. And I am not one to complain at that :) I love it too. I have been making this recipe for 6 years, ever since we moved into our house and I have been baking for him all the time. Sometimes I do a lattice crust and sometimes I don”t have that extra 2 minutes :) and I do a flat top with a few little slits, but I think the lattice top makes this pie look like you are a professional baker and it’s so pretty. So spend the extra 2 minutes to do it.

I would love to see how beautiful your pies turned out, Enjoy!

Perfect Classic Apple Pie

Serves 8-10
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 40 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 10 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable
Website Pilsbury
This classic apple pie is easy and so simple to make perfect! Everyone will be begging for another slice. FrenchToasty.com has lots of dessert recipes.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 box refrigerated pie crusts (room temperature for about 15 minutes)

Filling

  • 6 cups apples (peeled and thinly sliced)
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Note

You could mix all the filling ingredients and freeze them in a freezer bag for a few months. Just put out and put in pie crust and follow the rest of the directions. I do this all the time and then I can have a homemade pie with only a hours notice.

Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie: Immediately after removing from oven you can drizzle with caramel ice cream topping or melt some caramels to drizzle over and sprinkle with 2-4 tables chopped pecans.

 

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9" glass pie plate. Press firmly against the sides and bottom.
Step 2
Gently mix in a large bowl all the filling ingredients. Spoon into your pie plate on 1 layer of crust. Top with the second layer of pre-made crust (lattice directions to follow) and pinch the edge of crust to seal, flute. Cut slits or shapes in several places on crust.
Step 3
Bake for 40-45 minutes until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Cover the edge of your crust with 2-3" wide strips of foil after first 15-20 minutes to prevent from getting to brown (BURNT). Cool on rack for atleast 2 hours before serving.

How to Make a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust

Serves 8-10
Prep time 5 minutes
Meal type Dessert
This lattice top for a pie makes you look like a professional baker. FrenchToasty.com has lots of cooking and baking tips and of course delicious dessert recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 box pre-made pie crust (or your favorite homemade recipe)

Directions

Step 1
Lay down your first piece of pie crust and put your filling in the pan.
Step 2
Roll out the other piece of crust. Cut the dough into even strips 3/4" wide, depending on how think you want your lattice strips. I like to use a pizza cutter for this.
Step 3
Take every other strip and lay them one way from side to side of the pie but leave 3/4" in between each slice.
Step 4
With the other half of leftover strips they are going to go the other way. So grab your first one and lay it down and weave it through the ones already laying down. By laying over one and then pulling the next one half up to lay under, and then lay over the next one and then pull the next one slightly up to lay under. Continue this until all piece have been folded in properly to form the lattice.
Step 5
Trim the edges so they are flush with the edge of your pie. Fold back the rim of the lower layer and crimp to secure.
Step 6
Bake pie according to pie directions.
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Apple Pie

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving) 8/pie

  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 1g;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Libby’s Famous Pumpkin Pie

Libby's Pumpkin Pie

This is a traditional holiday recipe and has been used since 1950. You can not go wrong with PUMPKIN PIE!

Pumpkin pie is an absolute must at our house on Thanksgiving. I only make it during the holidays so I am so excited to eat this! I love the crust, I love the pumpkin filling and when you put them together it’s pure heaven. I love to add a doll-up of home made whip cream and sometimes sprinkle the whip with some cinnamon…yum I can’t wait to eat this, so gotta go :)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Pumpkin Pie

Libby’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Serves 8
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 55 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 10 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Thanksgiving
Website Libby's Pumpkin
This is a classic pumpkin pie recipe that has been used since 1950. FrenchToasty.com has lots of holiday recipes.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 can Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin (15oz)
  • 1 can evaporated milk (Nestle Carnation)
  • 1 9 (unbaked, either storebought or homemade)

Optional

  • whipped cream

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Step 2
In a small bowl mix sugar, cinnamon, salt, ginger and cloves.
Step 3
Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Then stir in pumpkin and the sugar-spice mixture, gradually add evaporated milk.
Step 4
Put unbaked pie shell in pan. Then pour pumpkin mixture into the prepared pan.
Step 5
Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for an additional 40-50 minutes, or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
Step 6
Cool on wire rack for 2 hours, serve immediately or refrigerate. Top with whipped cream if desired.

Homemade Whipped Cream

Serves 2 cups
Prep time 4 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
This homemade whipped cream is great for all pies, or on top of cocoa. FrenchToasty.com has lots of sweets recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (or 1/3 cup powdered sugar)

Directions

Step 1
Put whipping cream and sugar in big bowl or kitchenaid bowl. Mix for 2-3 minutes on medium until cream forms stiff peaks.
Step 2
Keep an eye on it you don't want to over whip it.
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Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Pie

The big can’s recipe is for 2 PIES!!