Posts Categorized: Pies

How to send an apple pie in the mail

How to send an apple pie in the mail

An apple pie kit Have you ever thought of making a pie kit and sending it in the mail? We tried it and it worked very well! We made an apple pie when the apples were still abundant and mailed it to our college kids a thousand miles away. Everything arrived in one piece as… Read more

Shepherd Pie with Snow Peas Simple Recipe

Shepherd Pie with Snow Peas Simple Recipe

Shepherd’s pie is a traditional dish from England made with lamb mince meat. But if you cannot get lamb, mince steak or turkey are good choices too.   This dish is very easy to prepare – since it’s my daughter who always cooks it – lol! The ingredients are fairly simple. However, if you want a nice finish and professional touch, you would need… Read more

Mini Apple Pies

Mini Apple Pies

MMM… We made these with the apples that we picked because it was the perfect time of the year! Each mini pie that I made was about 4 inches in diameter and served 2 people.   Choosing the right cooking apples is important for making pies. Cooking apples need to have the right tart-sweetness balance and… Read more

Pork pies with hard boiled eggs

Pork pies with hard boiled eggs

What’s interesting about this pastry is that it’s made with hot water and hence referred to as the hot water pastry.

Salmon cooked in shortcrust pastry

Salmon cooked in shortcrust pastry

Salmon cooked in shortcrust pastry with mushroom and cheese sauce. You can either use bought pastry or make it yourself…