Sunday, June 28, 2009

No More Burnt Pie Edges - Pie Crust Guard

Now, here's an ingenious invention - a simple pie crust guard that prevents those nasty, burnt edges of your pastry. Simply pop this guard on the pie while it's baking to prevent it from burning. Such a simple device, but it works so well!

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Pie Recipes - Delicious and Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

Sure, this is technically not a pie recipe, but this delicious peach (or apricot) cobbler recipe is a keeper! So simple to make and absolutely scrumptious! Thanks to Brenda for sending it in.

5 fresh peaches or 1 qt. CannedPeaches (Freestones are best)
3/4 c. Sugar

Peel, pit and halve peaches. Place in a large saucepan with the sugar. Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally.

Beat together:1 c. Flour 2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 c. Sugar 3/4 c. Milk 1 egg

Pour boiling fruit and juice into an 8 or 9 inch square pan sprayed with Pam (or just butter the pan). Don't put more than 1/2 inch of juice in the baking pan. Pour the batter over the hot peaches and juice. Melt:1/2 cube margarinePour over the batter in a drizzle. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. Serve plain or with milk, Half & Half or ice cream. Apricots may be substituted for the peaches.

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