Once a year some of my lady friends and I get together for a Christmas outing. Each year we try to do something fun and new. Last Christmas we went to a cooking class hosted by the Culinary Center in Lincoln City, Oregon. Since this was pre-Covid we got an awesome hands-on cooking class and…
Pecan Cheese Cake Pie
Do you have pies on your mind, like I do? I think about pies and other baked goods in the weeks before any holiday. Even though I try to think of something very new, I often end up making the same stand-bys again and again. There is nothing wrong with making an old favorite, but…
Thanksgiving is coming up and I decided this is a great time to make a couple of pies. I asked my son what he wanted and to my surprise he suggested a pecan pie. This pie is made from pecan nuts, of course, and has a sticky delicious filling made with corn syrup, sugar, and…
A few days ago I wrote about how we picked more fresh cherries than we knew what to do with. We picked more than our family could eat fresh, so I froze a lot of them for use in the off-season. I made the rest into cherry pie filling.
Cherry Pie Filling
I love eating cherries when they’re in season. There are number of cherry orchards where I live in Oregon. I like cherries so much I don’t mind driving 45 minutes away to be able to pick them fresh off the tree in the hot sun.
I can’t recall sipping sweet, delicious mango lassi while I was growing up in Bangladesh. We couldn’t buy mangoes whenever we wanted. They were expensive. Not only that, but we could also only buy them during certain seasons. Fortunately, we had some mango trees in our backyard! I used to climb them to pick fresh…