Blueberry Pie: Revisited

July 21, 2008 at 3:47 pm | Posted in Pies | 12 Comments
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I made this pie last week. It was good. But I thought that cinnamon would be better than the called-for orange. For me, cinnamon was the right choice. This is how I think blueberry pie should taste!

The blueberry taste is so fresh and comes bursting through. I love how this pie filling holds up when sliced. And the Tuesdays with Dorie group was right on with the crust, perfectly flakey and goes excellently with this pie.

I wish I had done the lattice top, but wanted to try something different. I learned to cut out shapes after moving the upper-crust to the pie.

This recipe is a keeper. Maybe even a contender in next year’s Pie Contest. Ice Cream not necessary.

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Blueberry Pie

July 11, 2008 at 3:09 pm | Posted in Pies | 10 Comments
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Look! Look! My very first lattice crust! Isn’t it pretty?

Blueberry pie with a lattice top seems like the quintessential Church Picnic dessert, so I wanted to try one this week and consider it for submission into the Pie Contest.

I found this recipe on Food Network from Chef Alton Brown. The filling was very easy to make and set up beautifully. Next time I’ll substitute cinnamon for the orange.

Blueberry Pie a la mode…fantastic!

And don’t worry about all of these pies in my house. I took this pie to my parents house. They just arrived home from 3 weeks in Italy and this pie was the perfect “welcome home” pie!

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