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Egg Nog in August: Pieathlon Time!

These dog days of August make frozen custard more inviting than a pie with a custard filling, but I couldn’t resist the call from Yinzerella of Dinner is Served 1972 for competitors in the 5th annual Pieathlon. Advertisements

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Pecan Pie to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

In his too-short lifetime, Martin Luther King Jr. traveled more than 6 million miles and gave over 2500 speeches, according to a story in the Huffington Post.  To keep going, he often reached for fried chicken or pecan pie

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Finish Line of the Pieathlon with Cottage Cheese Apple Pie

Bloggers about retro food unite today under the leadership of Yinzerella at Dinner is Served 1972 to make a pie recipe published before 1985. Each of us found and scanned a recipe and Yinzerella sent us each one to try.

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‘Magic’ Chocolate Pie from 1939 World’s Fair

When I received an invitation to a pot luck dinner with novelist E.L. Doctorow, I was honored, of course, but also saw it as a challenge to find a recipe that would complement one of his novels. I chose World’s Fair, … Continue reading

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Friends by the Lake: Mrs. Henry Ford and Mrs. Thomas Edison

Lake. Hills. Sky. That’s my view at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York, where I work all summer. This region is most famous for Welch’s grape juice (made from grapes grown in Lake Erie terroir), Buffalo wings, and an … Continue reading

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