My mom is a master pie baker. She can toss together a piecrust in no time and add the most scrumptious fillings that easily are blue ribbon winners at the fair. She taught me early on not to mess with tradition. Her tradition on pumpkin pie is that it is pretty dang hard to beat the recipe on the Libby’s® 100% pumpkin can. You know your mother is always right and she didn’t miss the mark on this advice that she passed on to me. Each year around this time, that is the recipe that I faithfully followed and the results were 5 star.
Fast forward a few years and I had the privilege of traveling with the Southern Living Magazine Cooking school throughout the south.What a great gig that was and I could write a book on the many adventures that we enjoyed while traveling and cooking our way through the South. One Fall Cooking School Season, we presented a new spin on pumpkin pie. [Read more…]