Spring Picnic Ideas

Spring has come and what better way to enjoy the season than to be outside with the sights and sounds and smells and tastes of spring. There is something so nice about enjoying good food in a lovely setting that helps nurture your soul.

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Here are some spring picnic ideas to help you enjoy the flavours of the spring season. Spring foods that make great picnic ideas are asparagus, radishes, and fresh spring greens and onions and these dishes will leave you satisfied. Choose one or two or have a feast with more!

Spring Onion and Parmesan Cheese Scones

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These savoury scones are completely addictive, especially warm straight from the oven. With this recipe I found the dough quite crumbly and found it easiest to roll out the dough and then cut into pieces before baking as in the photo below.

In the above recipe, to convert the measurements to American: 8 oz. self raising flour=2 cups all purpose flour with 4 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt. 2 oz cheese=4 Tbsp, 2 oz. butter=4 Tbsp. 200/220 C=400 F.

Easy Asparagus Tart

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With its simple ingredients list, this asparagus tart is easy to whip up for any occasion (including the start of asparagus season!).

Asparagus and Carmelized Onion Tartlets

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These bite-sized asparagus tartlets are SO so good, made with a combination of caramelized onion, cheese and asparagus, they are ridiculously easy to make thanks to the mini phyllo pastry shells.

Spring Picnic Ideas

Spring Garden Bites

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Quick, simple and bright, this fresh snack is the perfect way to welcome spring!

Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe

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The ingredients are so simple but it really doesn’t need anything else.

Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado & Lemon Basil Dressing

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This salad fits the bill for the healthy eating part. It is loaded with healthy ingredients! Quinoa, asparagus, peas, avocado, and a light lemon basil dressing. It’s gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan, if you use agave nectar instead of honey in the dressing.

Spring Picnic Ideas

Easy Spring Dessert

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These chocolate flowerpot trifle desserts, that are prepared in small pots, create the illusion of new growth with spring flowers. Each trifle is layered with chunks of chocolate cake or brownies, chocolate pudding or mousse, whipped cream and Skor bar, and then topped with a decorative flower and leaf.

Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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Need a dessert in a hurry? Try this easy strawberry rhubarb crisp.

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Best Ever Spring Toast

Have you thought of enjoying the flavours of spring? Here’s a simple delicious best ever spring toast recipe that has the flavours of spring – fresh alfalfa sprouts, crispy radishes, crunchy cucumber and creamy guacamole with the tanginess of Dijon and mayo that will leave you feeling satisfied. This recipe makes a healthy and delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

This makes a delicious healthy breakfast or lunch and to add protein you could add a poached or fried egg on top. To make it even simpler, you could use store bought quacamole or use my easy quacamole recipe below.

Best Ever Spring Toast

Ingredients:

Serves 1. Prep time 10 minutes.

Guacamole:
  • 1/4 c mashed ripe avacodo
  • 1 Tbsp finely diced tomato
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped white onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Stir to combine the above.

For the rest of the toast:
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 c Alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 small radish, washed and thinly sliced
  • Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 slice of bread of your choice

Instructions:

Toast your bread. Spread the mayonnaise and Dijon mustard evenly over the toast. Add the quacamole, alfalfa sprouts, radish and cucumber. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and enjoy!

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Baked Italian Turkey Meatballs

Baked Italian Turkey meatballs are a favorite in our home and this recipe is easy to make and freezes well. These meatballs are great on their own or also taste delicious with noodles or rice topped with your favorite sauce. This recipe makes a healthy and delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

The most time consuming part of making meatballs is rolling them into even little balls. Using a medium sized cookie scoop to evenly portion out the turkey mixture, followed by a quick roll between my hands helps speed up the process nicely.

Baked Italian Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 red or white onion, chopped
  • 2 large size eggs
  • 3/4 c bread crumbs ( I make my own – just put a slice of day old bread in a food processor and process until crumb consistency)
  • 1 Tbsp Italian (or Italiano) seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Lb ground turkey (use lean ground Turkey, not extra lean)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Optional – parsley for garnish

Using lean ground Turkey rather than extra lean makes the meatballs more moist with that little extra bit of fat in the meat.

Baked Italian Turkey Meatballs

Instructions:

Serves 4. Prep 10 – 15 minutes.

1. Combine all your ingredients.

2. Roll into 2 inch balls.

3. Place in greased baking dish.

4. Bake at 400 F for 15 – 20 minutes.

5. Optional – Sprinkle with parsley.

Baked Italian Turkey Meatballs

To Freeze: After baking, let the meatballs cool to almost room temperature. Place on a cookie tray and cover loosely with plastic wrap. Freeze for 2 hours. Transfer the partially frozen meatballs to a freezer safe gallon zip lock bag. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator or warm them straight from the freezer in the microwave at 50% power till heated through. Enjoy in your favorite dishes.

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Best Ever Easy Guacamole

Every time I share this best ever easy guacamole recipe I get compliments on it. It’s healthy, easy, and quick to make. Avacodos are loved and used on a regular basis in our home and this best ever easy guacamole recipe makes a great appetizer, snack, or add-on to a sandwich, taco or Mexican dish. This recipe also makes a healthy and delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

Best Ever Easy Guacamole

The recipe is made with all fresh ingredients – avacodos, tomatoes, white onion, and Himalayan sea salt to taste. Avacodos are rich in nutrients and help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C amongst other things, and Himalayan pink sea salt is rich in trace minerals.

Best Ever Easy Guacamole

Ingredients:

Avocados – choose avacodos that are ripe. They don’t feel mushy or too hard.

Tomatoes – choose ripe tomatoes that don’t feel mushy or too hard.

White onion – You only need a small amount (1/4 c) and be sure to chop finely.

Salt – I use pink Himalayan sea salt, but just use your favorite. Don’t omit the salt or your guacamole will taste bland.

Recipe:

Prep time: 10 minutes, Serves: 4

  • 3 avacodos
  • 1 medium sized tomato
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

1. Cut the avacodo in half lengthwise, remove the pit and scoop the green avacodo flesh out.

2. Mash the avacodo in a bowl with a fork or potato masher to the degree of chunkiness you like.

3. Chop your onion and tomato and add to the mashed avocado and add the salt. Stir to combine all.

4. Serve and enjoy!

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Healthy Snack – Apple Chips

Are you looking for some healthy snack ideas? If you’ve never heard of apple chips or ever had a chance to try them, then you’re in for a real treat and a wonderfully healthy snack. These apple chips are not only addictive, they’re also super easy to make. They also make a great addition to your meal planning for the week.

Apple chips are dehydrated sliced apples that have a deliciously natural sweetness and texture to them.

Dehydrating apples is a quick and easy way to make apple chips during the peak of apple season. Apple chips are a healthy, low sugar treat that kids, teens and adults enjoy. In this post I share with you how to make this super simple recipe!

Start with crisp ripe apples, whatever type you like. I just use the apples off my backyard tree, but if you want a sweeter variety try Golden Delicious, Gala, Fiji, Pink Lady, or Honeycrisp. A tarter variety you could try is Granny Smith. Dried apple chips or rings do not need extra sweetener! They’re plenty sweet on their own. A sprinkle of cinnamon on them is good but optional.

Healthy snack – apple chips

Instructions:

1. Peel the apples.

You don’t have to peel them if you don’t want to. I wash and partially peel mine. There are lots of nutrients in the apple peel that I like to keep.

I use an apple peeler that’s a solid cast iron tool that does the peeling, slicing and coding for me.

2. Core and slice the apples

Core and thinly slice the apples, they should be about 1/8th of an inch thick.

After I slice the apples I add them to a bowl of cold water with a squeeze of lemon juice to keep them from browning. I slice my apples into rings, but you can cut them how you like.

3. Prepare apples in a single layer and dehydrate or bake in the oven.

Arrange the apple slices in a single layer in your dehydrator. Sprinkle a light dusting of cinnamon on them if you like. Turn the dehydrator to 135ºF. Allow the apples to dehydrate for 8 to 10 hours or until they are dried and as crisp as you want them to be. The drier they are, the more crunchy and chip-like they are, and the longer they’ll last stored at room temperature.

Healthy snack – apple chips

Oven: Preheat the oven to 200ºF. Arrange the apple slices in a single layer on a parchment paper lined metal baking pan. Bake the apples slices for 1 hour, then flip them and allow to bake for another 1 to 2 hours until the chips are no longer moist. Flip occasionally.

It is very important to store dehydrated apples in an air tight container, because they soften up when exposed to air.

One thing to remember is that fruit loses a lot of volume when dehydrated. So eating a handful of apple chips is the equivalent of eating several apples. Too much of a good thing can turn into a bad thing. The great news is that just a few of them should easily fill you up!

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Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

I love the strong, bold , beautiful color of cranberries, and the sweet and tart taste of homemade cranberry sauce with my Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey tastes so much better than store bought.

We know cranberry sauce goes good with turkey but it’s also great with meatballs, pork and chicken. This easy homemade cranberry sauce is ready in 15 minutes and you only need 3 ingredients! This recipe also makes a healthy and delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

The flavor is so much better with fresh cranberries and you can customize the sweetness level to your liking. Once you try this easy homemade cranberry sauce, you’ll never go back to the store bought stuff!

Ingredients:

1 cup water

1 cup granulated sugar

3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries

*Optional: a sprinkle of cinnamon

Instructions:

1. The first step is to dissolve the sugar. Bring the water and sugar to a boil in a medium pot.

2.Add the cranberries and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. The cranberries are simmered with sugar and water until the cranberries burst. Adding a sprinkle of cinnamon will add a pop to the flavour.

3. Pour the sauce into a bowl, cover and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 2 1/4 cups ( 565 ml)

HOMEMADE CRANBERRY SAUCE VARIATIONS

This is a basic cranberry sauce recipe, but you can add all different ingredients to cranberry sauce to customize it to your liking.

  • Brown Sugar Cranberry Sauce: Substitute brown sugar for the granulated sugar.
  • Cranberry Orange Sauce: Use orange juice instead of water and stir in 2 teaspoons of orange zest.
  • Vanilla Cranberry Sauce: Add one split vanilla bean to the sauce and let it sit overnight in the fridge.
  • Cranberry Cherry Sauce: Add 1 cup of chopped frozen dark cherries to the sauce.
  • Cranberry Apple Sauce: Use apple cider instead of water and add 1 diced peeled apple to the sauce.

What to do with Leftover Cranberry Sauce

I usually don’t have very much cranberry sauce left over, but if I do it tastes great on:

1. Turkey buns

2. Cranberry meatballs

3. Pour it over a block of cream cheese and serve with crackers

4. Swirl it into vanilla yogurt and and top your granola with it

5. Top your pancakes or waffles with a big spoon of warmed cranberry sauce. And a dollop of sweetened whipped cream

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How to Freeze Tomatoes

Today I’d like to share about how to freeze tomatoes. If you have an abundance of tomatoes from your garden or found a great deal on them at the grocery store, freezing tomatoes is so easy to do and you’ve got them all winter long for chili, spaghetti sauce, or soups. I find it much easier and a lot less work than canning tomatoes.

Using frozen tomatoes makes a healthy and delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

To begin, rinse off your tomatoes and remove the stems. I blanche my tomatoes to remove the skins but there are others who don’t.

I find it easier to core the tops of my tomatoes before I have them sit in boiling water for a few minutes.

After coring the tops of the tomatoes I pour boiling water over them so that they are completely submerged under the water, and I leave them that way for 3 minutes. Carefully, drain off the hot water and then add cold water to cool them. Drain off the cold water and remove the skins. You’ll find the skins slide off very easily for the most part.

Chop the tomatoes and measure out 3 cups and pour into a medium sized freezer bag. I use 3 cups because that’s how much is in a large can at the grocery store.

And that’s all that’s to it! Put them in your freezer and when you need tomatoes for a recipe, thaw them in the fridge overnight and you’re good to go. I also add them frozen to a recipe that I’m going to cook and they thaw quickly as the recipe cooks.

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Favorite Fall Soups

Are you looking for fall recipes or fall food ideas? To continue with celebrating all things fall, I’ve gathered together a collection of fall soup recipes for your culinary delight. These yummy soups and stews are sure to satisfy and make for cozy, delicious fall dinners. They also make great additions to your meal planning for the week.

Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup

Sweet, salty comforting and everything is better with bacon. A delicious fall recipe!

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Vegetable Barley Soup

You will not miss the meat in this hearty, healthy vegetable barley soup with fiber and protein-rich beans. A fall Favorite!

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Total comfort food! Made in your instant pot, crockpot or on the stove – this yummy soup is paleo, whole30 and SO delicious! Easy to make and SO cozy – you’ll love how creamy and tasty this chicken pot pie soup is while being completely dairy free!

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Chicken Tortellini Soup

A quick and easy home made chicken tortellini soup that is both light and bright, and filling and hearty!

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Minestrone Soup

A hearty, filling soup that cooks in one pot on the stove top and it’s so healthy with all the fresh vegetables.

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Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Made with yummy garden-fresh tomatoes, olive oil, flavorful garlic, onions, and fresh basil, you know exactly what you’re eating when you enjoy a bowl of this fresh tomato soup.

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Classic Lentil Soup

This lentil soup is packed with savory flavor and guaranteed to warm you up! Hearty enough to make a meal of and easy enough for a weeknight.

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Easy Beef Stew

Tender beef is simmered in beef broth with potatoes, onions, celery, peas, and carrots until melt in your mouth tender. It’s comfort food heaven!

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Chicken Stew

This simple chicken stew recipe is fully loaded with tender chicken and vegetables simmered in a deliciously seasoned broth!

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Beet and Greens Soup

The flavour of sweet roasted beets combined with dill and a tangy balsamic vinegar will make this beet soup recipe a favourite!

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Corn Chowder

The ingredients here are simple pantry and refrigerator staples that come together to make the best pot of soup.

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Loaded Potato Soup

Homemade potato soup is so easy to make from scratch and beats any restaurant soup. The base is so creamy, hearty and filling. It’s like a delicious loaded baked potato with all your favorite toppings but as a soup, yes, please!

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Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

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Best Ever Pumpkin Muffin Recipes

To help celebrate all things fall, I’ve gathered a super variety of the best pumpkin muffin recipes for you here. These are some of the most popular on Pinterest!

These are healthy and easy pumpkin muffin recipes that not only make wonderful fall snacks but are fall favourites for breakfast on the go and great breakfast ideas for school. These recipes also make great additions to your meal planning for the week.

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

These easy pumpkin muffins are the best! Perfectly fluffy and not at all dry. These pumpkin muffins are a delicious combination of sweet and spice.

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

These pumpkin spice muffins are perfect for fall. So moist, filled with pumpkin, and topped with cinnamon sugar. Not only are they crazy delicious, they are a super easy dessert to make too!

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Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffins

These easy Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffins are low-carb, gluten free and include no refined sugars. Using only one bowl, these low-carb pumpkin muffins are sweetened naturally and can be frozen for a convenient breakfast!

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Applesauce Pumpkin Muffins (or Bread)

Easy breakfast hack! Make a batch of muffins and freeze them! When it is time for breakfast just take a few out of the freezer and put them in the microwave for about 30 seconds.

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Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

These paleo muffins are naturally gluten free, sweetened with maple syrup and are extremely easy to make.

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Pumpkin Protein Muffins

These pumpkin protein muffins will have your whole house smelling like fall! Not only are they delicious, but they have added protein, and a low amount of sugar per muffin!

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Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

These Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins are moist pumpkin muffins that are super easy to make! They are topped with cinnamon and sugar for the ultimate Fall breakfast treat!

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Whole 30 Pumpkin Muffins

These whole30 pumpkin muffins are SO easy and made in the blender. You’ll never guess the secret ingredient that makes them sugar free!

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Pumpkin Flax Muffins

Soft, moist, healthy, and hearty pumpkin muffins that are not only gluten, dairy, and egg free but can easily be made vegan, too.

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Iced Maple Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Muffins

A delicious pumpkin muffin topped with a pecan streusel crunch and drizzled with a maple icing. It is all the amazing flavors of fall!

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Pumpkin Apple Harvest Muffins

An easy recipe for Pumpkin Apple Muffins that are incredibly moist, fragrant, and made with simple (yet healthy) ingredients like pumpkin puree, fresh apple chunks, oats, dried cranberries, pumpkin pie spice & cinnamon.

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Pumpkin Raisin Muffins

Great combination of spices here!

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins(Starbucks Copycat!)

These Starbucks muffins are light and moist and that cream cheese filling just happens to set them over the top!

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Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

They’re packed with pumpkin, zucchini, coconut, walnuts and raisins. Sometimes they have dates or fresh cranberries instead. They’re very versatile, and super yummy. Did I mention how incredibly moist they are??!

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2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

It doesn’t get much easier than this 2 ingredient pumpkin muffinsrecipe! It will satisfy all of your pumpkin cravings. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy one or two. They don’t disappoint!

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Healthy Banana Pumpkin Muffins

These Pumpkin Banana Muffins are a great healthy Fall breakfast! They’re mostly sweetened with banana, and made with less butter, with pumpkin puree instead. They’re a fluffy, banana-filled, easy breakfast to bake that kids and adults will love.

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Flourless Pumpkin Muffins

Flourless pumpkin muffins made with almond butter and pumpkin. No flour, no oil and no dairy. 9 grams of protein in each muffin!

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Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

An easy one-bowl pumpkin muffin batter with fresh cranberries, these cranberry muffins are moist and flavourful and topped with a dusting of powdered sugar!

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Streuseled Pumpkin Buttermilk Muffins

These Streuseled Pumpkin Buttermilk Muffins are the perfect answer to a Fall season breakfast. Tangy, moist and with big hunks of crunchy streusel, I can’t think of a better way to enjoy my morning cup of coffee.

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

A 4-ingredient, super moist pumpkin muffin topped with maple cream cheese frosting for the perfect fall (or anytime) breakfast.

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Easy Perfect Peach Pie

It’s peach season! One of my most Favorite times that I look forward to every summer! This easy perfect peach pie made from scratch is truly a taste of summer. I love peach season and this is a delicious way to enjoy this queen of summer juicy fruit! This recipe also makes a delicious addition to your meal planning for the week.

The tender flaky crust will melt in your mouth and the pie isn’t too sweet but allows the natural juicy sweetness of the peaches to shine through. The ingredients are simple and the crust is so good but if you don’t want to make your own crust it’s easy enough just to use store bought pie dough.

Ingredients:

Pie Crust:

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp salt

2/3 cup shortening or lard (Tenderflake is my Favorite brand)

1/4 – 1/3 cup cold water

Mix the flour and salt together. Add the shortening and mash into the flour with a pastry blender or fork until you get the consistency of small pea- size lumps. Add the water and form into dough with your hands. Divide into two equal balls of dough.

Sprinkle counter top with about 1-2 Tbsp of flour and roll out one ball of dough on top of the sprinkled flour to a thickness of about 1/8 – 1/4 inch. Gently roll up dough and then unroll over a 9 inch pie dish, completely covering the pie dish.

Press dough into the pie plate and on the top edges of pie plate. Trim off excess dough from the outer edge of the pie plate. Roll out the second ball of dough as the first and then roll it up and set it aside to be the top crust after the peach filling has been added to the bottom pie crust.

Filling:

8 ripe peaches, peeled

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup white granulated sugar

3 Tbsp cornstarch ( or 4 Tbsp if peaches are extra juicy)

Place the peaches in a large heat proof bowl and cover with boiling water and let the peaches sit in hot water for 3-4 minutes. Drain off the hot water and then cover the peaches in cold water to cool and allow you to handle the peaches without being too hot. This will loosen the skins and allow you to peel the peaches with ease.

Peel and slice the peaches and combine with the sugar and cornstarch. Wet the edge of the bottom pie crust with a thin film of water to help the top and bottom pie crusts stick together. Place the peach filling on top of the bottom crust, unroll the top pie crust gently over top the pie filling and then press the edges of the top and bottom pie crusts together with your fingers.

Trim off excess pie dough from the top pie crust edge. Poke a few steam vents in the center of the pie with a fork. Bake at 375 F on the bottom or second from the bottom oven rack for 45 – 60 minutes. Let cool and serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Enjoy!

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