Archive for November 11th, 2017

I know that this could fit in either “hobbies” or “good food” but baking can almost be therapeutic for me.  Kneading bread dough, shaping, creaming butter and sugar.  It doesn’t hurt that the end result is delicious.

This pie was a test run for Thanksgiving and the ‘birthday cake’ for my Mother-in-law.  My new pie plates are bigger than my old ones so I needed extra dough and extra filling so this ended up with a crumb topping and a shallow pie.

It wasn’t necessarily the prettiest pie and Mary Berry would have been appalled at the bottom of my crust, but I have a few weeks to keep going.


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