I didn’t write the date the first time I tried this, I just put one star and said it was very, very good. My cookbooks all end up with stains and I write comments as you can see. This recipe is from the cookbook “Farm Journal’s Complete Pie Cookbook”. This is one of my first cookbooks as a newlywed. I have over 300 in my collection now.
The pastry blender is one of my all time favorite kitchen tools. When we first got married I used a fork or two knives to blend, then I read about a pastry blender. Our Navy base did not have a very big commissary but the Air Force had a huge one and when we went there I got several things, one of which was the pastry blender. DH bought me the bowl, at the flea market or a yard sale or a thrift store. It’s plastic but I love the colors and use it for regularly. He thought I would like it and I do.
This is expensive, but I only buy it once a year. I use half the jar for the pie and then make some mincemeat cookie, which are good too.
I am too full from turkey supper to have any pie tonight, so, I’ll have some with coffee in the morning. Sounds good to me.
I am so thankful that DH always encouraged me with my cooking and complimented me too from the very beginning of our marriage. There were only a few things in our life together that he didn’t like, and I noted it on the recipes.
I miss cooking for him and miss his love and encouragement. But oh the memories. They are locked in my heart.