Canning Strawberry Pie Filling: a How-To

Have you ever thought of canning strawberry pie filling? Aldi had some great fresh strawberries this past week, and at under a dollar a pound? I had to take advantage of that sale at the grocery store! They were perfectly sweet, a deep beautiful red, and merely begging me to take that fresh fruit home. So, I purchased 15 packages […]

Ozark Pie is a Budget Treat

I have mentioned before that on one side of my family, we are part Tennesee Hillbilly. We actually DO have a recipe for the best possum you could ever wrap your lips around, but we won’t be sharing that here. Ever. Even if I did share Our Easy 4 Ingredient Chili Dog Casserole a while back. While Ozark Pie is […]

Delicious Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

What could be more decadent that chocolate paired with pecan pie bars? This beyond rich treat is perfect for the holidays as a small portion is perfect with a cup of coffee. It has become a traditional favorite here for Thanksgiving and we often have requests to bring it to a festive gathering. Here you go… Delicious Chocolate Pecan Pie […]

Super Easy and Delicious Tomato Pie

One of the most prolific things in my summer garden is tomatoes. This simple tomato pie recipe is perfect for not only a thrifty meal offering, but a healthy one! 16 Smart Points Per Serving What you need: 5 Roma tomatoes, sliced 1 large green tomato, and sliced 10 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 (9-inch) […]

Rustic Apple Pie Recipe

I have been experiencing what I like to call Apple-palooza right now – working my way through over 100 pounds of apples while canning. Apple pie filling, canned apples, smooth apple sauce, apple butter and even chunky apple sauce. (I’m almost tired of looking at apples….) This is a must make in the middle of my canning madness: rustic apple […]