Mom’s Apple Pie

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{what next} has released some autumn goodness for the September round of Collabor88. In addition to a pumpkin-filled wheelbarrow (which I haven’t gotten around to showing you yet), you can find this cookbook and holder, along with two perfectly baked pies. When I saw the apple version, it brought a smile to my face. It reminded me so much of the ones my Mom used to make; she even used the lattice top crust.

The only difference is that Mom didn’t use a recipe, yet her apple pie always turned out perfectly. I think that’s because her main ingredient was love.

I haven’t made one in quite some time, but I, too, follow Mom’s rough rules for pie-making: adjust the sugar, depending on the sweetness of the apples, add a bit of flour to the sugar mixture to thicken the juice and keep the crust from getting soggy, make sure you add cinnamon to taste. I never quite got the hang of making the lattice as pretty as Mom did, but I’m pretty sure she passed along her knack for turning a few autumn apples into a delicious delight, guaranteed to warm your tummy and your heart.

All that’s missing is a scoop of ice cream…and Mom’s smile.

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:
*Cookbook: {what next} Country Kitchen Cookbook by Winter Thorn (available at Collabor88 September 2016)
*Pie: {what next} Country Kitchen Apple Pie by Winter Thorn (available at Collabor88 September 2016)
*{what next} Terrace Coffee Cup 2 (steam) by Winter Thorn
Mixer: dust bunny . mixer . color change . RARE by xlNoel (gacha prize)
Kitchen: Trompe Loeil – Timeless Kitchen by Cory Edo

2 thoughts on “Mom’s Apple Pie

  1. Moz Loordes September 14, 2016 / 11:21 pm

    I love these items, they are just so homely country kitchen. Now I want the rest of said kitchen to go with them *laughs* I’m so lazy, I should just get decorating 🙂

    • PeepSideshow Darkward September 15, 2016 / 7:19 am

      lol yes, you should! And that kitchen comes with a rezzer, so no excuses 😉

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