Grandma’s Beautiful Pies

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Granny Adams made such beautiful pies! One day, I asked her, “How do you get such beautiful pies with the crimps around the edge so even?”

“Well, it’s a family secret,” she said. “But if you promise not to tell, I’ll let you in on it.”

“Okay,”I said. “Tell me!”

“Well, first, I roll out the dough, making sure it is flat and even. Then I cut out the bottom layer and carefully put it in the pie plate and make sure it is firmly against the sides of the plate.”

“Then I slowly pour in the filling, making sure it’s not too full.”

“Next, I cut out the top layer and carefully put it over the filling.”

“Finally, I take out my teeth and just run them around the edge of the pie crust and they make the nicest, even impressions you ever did see!”


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Lemon merinj pie - Archie Bunker

Pumpkin pie fixes everything. - Unknown

Baker: A person who kneads the dough - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Baking is science for hungry people. - Unknown

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. - Ernestine Ulmer

Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards. - Unknown

Grammatical Error: When Grandma screws up - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. - David Mamet

My grandmother made dying her life's work. - Hugh Leonard

Produce great pumpkins, the pies will follow later. - Unknown

There is no place like home - except Grandma's. - Unknown

Pie are not square. Pie are round. Cornbread are square. - Unknown

The upper crust is a bunch of crumbs held together by dough. - Joseph A. Thomas

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. - David Mamet

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. - Aesop

My grandmother took a bath every year, whether she was dirty or not. - Brendan Behan

Admit it. The cookie dough is usually better than the actual cookies. - Unknown

A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween. - Erma Bombeck

Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die. - Joe Hill

My idea of baking is buying a ready-make cake mix and throwing in an egg. - Cilla Black

Apple: Nutritious lunchtime dessert which children will trade for cupcakes. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The Second Law of Pies: they must be baked, not fried (or boiled, or steamed). - Janet Clarkson

Grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading, but becoming more concentrated. - Paulette Alden

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. - Carl Sagan

My favourite place to eat is my grandma's kitchen. She makes a mean crab cake. - Karlie Kloss

When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? - Lisa Loeb

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie. - Jim Davis

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. - Unknown

A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt. - Woodrow Wilson

A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it. - Danielle Steel

If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing your grandmother with her teeth out. - George Brett

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see you all day and now the day was complete. - Marcy DeMaree

I prefer Hostess fruit pies to pop-up toaster tarts because they don't require as much cooking. - Carrie Snow

Nobody can fail to lose weight in the jungle, unless they've got a secret stash of pork pies somewhere. - Colin Baker

Grandchildren don't make a man feel old; it's the knowledge that he's married to a grandmother. - G Norman Collie

As a family we couldn't decide whether to have Grandma buried or cremated, so in the end we decided to let her live. - Gary Delaney

When you're stressed, eat ice cream, cake, chocolate and sweets. Why? Because stressed spelled backwards is desserts. - Unknown

I like to eat pizza and spaghetti pomodoro, and I'm crazy for dessert. I like all of them: cassata, cheesecake, biscuits. - Stefano Gabbana

Instead of doing cinnamon, nutmeg, and all those baking spices I'll have one spice that's for sweets, and that's pumpkin pie spice. - Sandra Lee

Blind dates are treacherous. You don't know who this person is. You wonder, "Should I call my grandma during coffee to get out of this?" - Alan Alda


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16-Jan-2021