We took a break for Thanksgiving, yes we took the whole week off. Today we started back with fractions, commas, pre civil war, more chemistry, and Pocahontas.
I have a small baking business I do for family and friends out of my house. I needed that week to get out all of my pies I had promised to people. It took me a whole day to prep, make, and bake 9 pies.
Did you know that you need two different types of pie dough? One for the top and one for the bottom!
This is a mealy pie crust bottom. You need a pie crust bottom that absorbs the juices of a fruit pie so you don’t get a pie with a soggy bottom.
Your top crust needs to be more flaky.
That way you get a pie that is perfectly balanced.
Pumpkin pies are a bit different but I still use a mealy bottom crust to avoid soggy bottom. I like that phrase………. “soggy bottom”.
I used fresh eggs from our chickens for the pie and it was amazing!
We went to my mom’ house for dinner, she has a much bigger house to fit all 8 of us.
We had ham, not turkey. My husband has a gallbladder issue and turkey triggers it. Yes, that was my plate and the deviled eggs were mine too.
We played Monopoly Star wars edition. It was good money counting practice for Monster Child.
I was Princess Leia and spent 90% of the game in jail. But that didn’t stop me from winning the game.
The game ended over a debate on if the gourds were real or not. I finished that debate when I put my thumb through the bottom of one. It was real! We took them home and fed them to the chickens. That was their Thanksgiving Day feast.
Peace, Love, & Cupcakes