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!”


QuotaBills
Pumpkin pie fixes everything. - Unknown

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

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. - Ernestine Ulmer

You drive for show but putt for dough. - Bobby Locke

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

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

Life is too short not to order the bacon dessert. - George Takei

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

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

Baking is like washing - the results are equally temporary. - Patricia Briggs

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

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

The English are not an inventive people; they don't eat enough pie. - Thomas Edison

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

If you give everybody a slice of pie, you will still have more than enough. - Jay Leno

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

I don't share blame. I don't share credit. And I don't share desserts. - Beverly Sills

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

Grandmother and grandchild never truly part, maybe in distance but never in heart. - Unknown

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

Polly had a gift for baking pies, and she poured her heart and soul into every one she made. - Sarah Weeks

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

My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands, and two of them were just napping. - Rita Rudner

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

I have an abundance mentality. When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger. - Stephen Covey

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

I love cookies baking. During the winter, they have these candles that smell like cookies, and I always buy like a hundred of them. - Jared Padalecki

If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion. - Elon Musk

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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11-Apr-2021