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So, it turns out that the Joy of Cooking is right, and you can assemble a covered fruit pie, freeze it, and then bake it at a later date without a really noticeable change in quality or taste.

On the other hand, I have discovered that I don't really care for peach pie. Peaches are apparently only meant to be eaten in the following ways: perfectly ripe out of hand, with cream, on waffles/crepes/oven pancake with whipped cream, canned, or in cobbler (ideally a mixed-fruit cobbler). Not in peach pie, which magically combines two tasty things into a non-tasty thing.

Fortunately, my co-workers were able to help. And complemented me on my baking skills. Apparently my crusts are improving, even if they are not yet as good as Mom's.

I think the second frozen peach pie is going to go to Christmas Dinner. Or the lace meeting potluck.

Date: 2008-12-17 07:59 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dymaxion.livejournal.com
Huh, that's kind of cool -- the whole pie freezing thing. It makes sense, though. I may have to do that -- the idea of having a few frozen apple pies around is v. tempting.

Date: 2008-12-20 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] plantae.livejournal.com
It is pretty cool, just unfortunate that I don't like this particular kind of pie. I may try doing it next year with apples.

Date: 2008-12-17 02:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] randomdreams.livejournal.com
Consider peach ice cream. It's yum.

Date: 2008-12-20 03:31 am (UTC)

Date: 2008-12-17 03:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tylik.livejournal.com
Peach smoothies of some kind? (Canned peaches blended with frozen berries? Or frozen bananas? Or just ice, if you prefer... and maybe some milk or cream or yogurt?)

Date: 2008-12-20 03:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] plantae.livejournal.com
Next year I may try that. The pies seemed like a good idea at the time, since I was already eating several peaches a day.

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