Welcome To The 95th Masterpiece Monday!

Hi Everyone!  

I'm Linking with Foodie Friday @ Rattlebridge Farm.

It's been raining here and I just love it.  Perfect pie weather. The smell and warmth of a pumpkin pie baking in the oven is a favorite Fall thing for me.  I'm still using up my homemade pumpkin puree. 
 First I'll start with my easy pie crust recipe.  It calls for vegetable shortening, but I don't like hydrogenated oils, so I substitute my favorite brand of margarine.  It tastes better too.
 Easy Pie Crust
1 cup of flour
1/2 cup of shortening or margarine 
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoons of water
 Mix this with your fingers, right into your pie plate. It will be VERY sticky.  I remove my rings before doing this.   Just keep mixing, mixing, mixing, until the dough forms a ball and everything in the pie plate is incorporated into it.  The dough will stop sticking to your hands and feel oily. 
 All that's left to do is press the dough into the pan. You can make the edges fancy using a fork. I choose to leave mine rustic looking. That's it, you don't have to pre-bake or prick the bottom of it. Now just fill it with your favorite pie or quiche recipe!  I added my pumpkin recipe below as well.
Pumpkin Pie
1 1/2 cups of pumpkin puree
1 cup of sugar
3 eggs
1 cup of non-fat milk
1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:
Whisk everything together, pour into pie shell and bake @ 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

Boogieboard Cottage

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..: Welcome To The 95th Masterpiece Monday!

Sunday, October 21

Welcome To The 95th Masterpiece Monday!

Hi Everyone!  

I'm Linking with Foodie Friday @ Rattlebridge Farm.

It's been raining here and I just love it.  Perfect pie weather. The smell and warmth of a pumpkin pie baking in the oven is a favorite Fall thing for me.  I'm still using up my homemade pumpkin puree. 
 First I'll start with my easy pie crust recipe.  It calls for vegetable shortening, but I don't like hydrogenated oils, so I substitute my favorite brand of margarine.  It tastes better too.
 Easy Pie Crust
1 cup of flour
1/2 cup of shortening or margarine 
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoons of water
 Mix this with your fingers, right into your pie plate. It will be VERY sticky.  I remove my rings before doing this.   Just keep mixing, mixing, mixing, until the dough forms a ball and everything in the pie plate is incorporated into it.  The dough will stop sticking to your hands and feel oily. 
 All that's left to do is press the dough into the pan. You can make the edges fancy using a fork. I choose to leave mine rustic looking. That's it, you don't have to pre-bake or prick the bottom of it. Now just fill it with your favorite pie or quiche recipe!  I added my pumpkin recipe below as well.
Pumpkin Pie
1 1/2 cups of pumpkin puree
1 cup of sugar
3 eggs
1 cup of non-fat milk
1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:
Whisk everything together, pour into pie shell and bake @ 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

Boogieboard Cottage

1. PLEASE. LINK. BACK.
2. Feel free to link up any of your masterpiece's whether they're crafts, recipes, decor, thrifty finds, etc. (Please no direct links to etsy).
3. PLEASE. LINK. BACK. PLEASE.


Most of all, have fun!


17 Comments:

At October 21, 2012 at 10:58 AM , Blogger Tammy Partin Spangler said...

I am #1...I am #1!! Oh yeah! Thanks so much for hosting!

 
At October 21, 2012 at 11:32 AM , Blogger Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Mary, Thanks so much for hosting each week!

Hugs,
Deb

 
At October 21, 2012 at 12:03 PM , Blogger FABBY'S LIVING said...

I'm so happy to be here, at your great Monday party! Thank you for having me. Have a happy week.
FABBY

 
At October 21, 2012 at 2:14 PM , Blogger Rob Hunt said...

That pumpkin pie looks so good. Thanks for hosting, I am glad I can join in. Have a great week.
Rob

 
At October 21, 2012 at 4:11 PM , Blogger Joy@aVintageGreen said...

That pie looks SO good. My favorite. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week.
Joy

 
At October 21, 2012 at 4:21 PM , Blogger Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

Your pie looks good. Thanks for hosting. I'm a new follower and looking forward to your party!

 
At October 21, 2012 at 7:06 PM , Blogger Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Dear Mary,

Thank you SO MUCH for that dough recipe - I am definately going to try that very soon - looks to be easier than whatever I have tried in the past (and not coming out very well either.)

Thank you also for hosting your weekly linky party!
Have a wonderful week!

~Michele

 
At October 22, 2012 at 4:41 AM , Anonymous debra said...

I wish I had that pie, right here, right now, for breakfast

 
At October 22, 2012 at 4:58 AM , Blogger Kathy Moody said...

Thank you so much for hosting! Have a great week. :)

 
At October 22, 2012 at 5:07 AM , Blogger Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Your pie looks so yummy, Mary! I've been at the beach...and thinking how nice it must be to have it a close by as you do! :-) Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

 
At October 22, 2012 at 5:40 AM , Blogger Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Thank you for hosting. Your pie looks delish! Wishing you a grand week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

 
At October 22, 2012 at 9:48 AM , Blogger Jann Olson said...

I love Fall baking also. Made some orange rolls yesterday. Love the warm cozy smell that baking brings into the home. I bet yours smelled delish!
Hugs,
Jann

 
At October 22, 2012 at 3:48 PM , Blogger Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Thank you for hosting, always a pleasure to join in. Love that pie!
Denise

 
At October 22, 2012 at 4:22 PM , Blogger Linda Primmer said...

Fall is a lovely time of year and perfect for baking. Nothing like those wonderful aromas coming out of the oven. Fresh baked pie...yumm! Thanks for hosting.

 
At October 22, 2012 at 7:30 PM , Blogger Tina said...

wow what a fun linky party. Just found you have linked up and became your newest follower. Thanks for hosting such a fun party - have a crafty week
tina
one crafty mess

 
At October 23, 2012 at 1:39 PM , Blogger Chenille Cottage said...

Hi Mary,
I'm so happy to have found your blog. I am a lover of all things coastal! I grew up on the Oregon Coast and the beach is my sanctuary. I now live inland and get to the shore as often as I can.
Thank you for hosting this fun party. I look forward to visiting each week.
Blessings,
Carolynn

 
At October 31, 2012 at 6:37 AM , Blogger Kathy Shea Mormino said...

Hi! Stopping in to invite you to join us at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!
http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/10/clever-chicks-blog-hop-6.html

I hope to see you there!
Cheers!
Kathy
The Chicken Chick

 

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