Pie Critiques― Strawberry Vinegar Pie
Not many critiques, because the pie was so runny and let’s face it, it’s hard to eat soup with a fork. Casey Crust: 4 – good flavor and texture. Filling: 1 – something about this was very unsettling. I could … Continue reading →― Honey Pie
Casey Crust: 2 – a little overdone for my liking Filling: 2 – very simple, which could have been great, but the flavor and texture weren’t doing it for me. Overall: 2 – I lump all of these kinds of … Continue reading →― Sour Cream Rhubarb Pie
Casey Crust: 4 – very good texture and ratio to filling Filling: 4 – rhubarb always seems like a filler to me. It’s essentially red celery that has to take on a different flavor. That being said, the filling and … Continue reading →― Possum Pie
Casey Crust: 4 – very good, like a nutty shortbread. It was moist and held together really well without being crumbly. Filling: 5 – cream cheese, chocolate pudding, and whipped cream. I don’t see anything wrong with this Overall: … Continue reading →― Pineapple Cheese Pie
Casey Crust: 5 – very good crust. I’ve been wondering what a 5 would look like. This is it. Filling: 2 – the topping and cream was delicious but the pineapple. Oh the pineapple. I love pineapple but not when it’s … Continue reading →― Backwoods Pie
Casey Crust: 4 – very good texture and bake. Filling: 3 – rich nutty caramel flavor. I like the topping too. The filling wasn’t quite set up, maybe it just needed to be refrigerated. Regardless, it was very rich. Overall: … Continue reading →― Dream Cherry Pie
Casey Crust: 3 – good graham cracker crust Filling: 4 – the cream was great and the cherries went well with the whole thing. Good … Continue reading →― Sunny Pie
Casey Crust: 2 – I like Graham cracker crusts, but the filling usually softens it. This filling didn’t, so it was especially crunchy. Everything else in the pie was soft and smooth so the crust was a little too harsh. … Continue reading →― Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Casey Crust: 4 Very crunchy and crumbly, but bonus points for being chocolate. Filling: 5 Loved it! The peanut butter was light and fluffy but I appreciated the use of … Continue reading →
About TammyBlogging was not around the first 30 years of my life. Back in the old days, blogging review about something. Usually the person writing this review was a professional in their field. Since than blogging has changed how we share and learn information. Today bloggers are not necessarily professionals. They are usually ordinary people which want to share what they were impressed by or that have changed their lives. With trepidation I consulted my friends about being a blogger. Their first question was invariably, why? At first, I could not articulate why. Finally, I realize it was three events that happened to me within a month that led me to create this project. Please indulge me, and follow my train of thought as I attempt to connect the dots.create your own world. We've created a set of roleplaying First, over the summer I participated in a role play site. Within this site, there are hundreds of plots you can write for. Once you choose a plot you create a character profile. Then with other writers you collaborate on a storyline that supports the plot. I love this process. Not only did my writing improve, but fills a void I have when I’m not writing. Unfortunately, the story lines never last long enough and I’m left wanting more to write. Secondly, my husband believes we live on this vast farm. Through the years he has cultivate an enormous dwarf orchard which provides not only enough produce for us but also for ALL our neighbors, friends and family. The reality is we live on a normal size lot in the middle of a city. Nevertheless, we pick buckets and buckets of pears, cherries, apples, kiwis, plums and figs. Sadly, when I make pies from our abundance the only people around to eat it….is us. We honestly do not need the extra calories so I considered not baking any more pies. Than this project developed where I could share my pies. Thirdly, for the 3rd or 4th time I’ve watched the movie “Julie and Julia”. I have always marvel at how Julie makes herself this challenge of cooking every recipe (524 to be exact) from Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking." cook book all in one year. No matter her obstacles she preservers. For years I have secretly admired Julie. I’ve often wish I had the courage to do what she did. So because I don’t have enough to do in my life. Why not start a blog about something? After bouncing what seem like a million ideas I came up with this crazy project. A blog about pies. Tammy’s Pie Lab Sigh…… so my blog is about pies, pies and more pies. Here are my plans. I have picked the most unusually dessert pies I can find. As you can see this is not just a blog but also an experiment. I am going to cook one pie every week for a year. I have eight pie tasters that will critique each pie. To prevent any preconceived notions of how the pie should taste. I will withhold the pie’s name until after it is critique. Then I will post the history, the recipe, and the critiques of the pie. In addition, there will be some experiments, countless websites to explore and everything you wanted to know about pies and more.
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