The pie is the real star of this so I am using it as the title.
We had a total of 2.75 inches of rain in the gauge this morning, Monday, August 5, 2013. More rain predicted. It was very humid all day long.
I spent my time restoring the kitchen back to pre-company order and did very little cooking for the entire day.
Tuesday August 6. 2013.
More light rain this morning; we added another .75 inches. Several areas in southwest Missouri are flooding. We are in a safe zone so never have to worry about that here.
Hard to believe but the ATV stalled out again.....fencing crew loaded it for DH and we will be headed back to the shop very soon. We delivered it around 8:30 AM. Not a quick fix. They were here to check out the fencing project.
They are also our “do everything” crew. We are replacing a section of fence on the rear boundary of the farm where the neighbor's Hereford bull keeps walking through. It is ancient fencing and needs replacing. Our share will be $1000 which sounds high but this will entail dozing out the entire section and rebuilding either 5 or 6 strand wire. The rest of that line should be taken care of too but the neighbors who own that land don't have cattle and I am sure will not be willing to share costs.
We will get an estimate on that but it will have to wait until next year or a big calf sale! The crew will be here today (if rain allows) to get this done. The rains continues off and on so they postponed.
The rain is probably negatively affecting the garden and I can't mow but I refuse to complain. It is better than drought and I know other areas need this rain desperately. I just wish we could spread it around some.
Well is is now late afternoon. The fencing crew called; too much rain; they will try another day.
A few days ago my Sis called me about an ingredient in one of my recipes, Grandma's Cream Peach Pie. She was making it for company. I swear I had no recollection of ever having made it. Yet there it was in my files with some personal notations. She called after the dinner and said it was the hit of the meal! Absolutely delicious (her words; not mine). That got me interested. It is now peach season (not my trees yet) so I bought 6 a few days ago and this afternoon made it.
I pulled my frozen crust out this morning and let it thaw while we did our errand with the ATV. Scalded the peaches and sliced 5. I could have just used 4; they were huge and not terribly tasty so I worried it would affect the pie....it did not.
I hope you will try this one. It is incredibly easy and delicious. I don't know what makes it taste better than regular peach pie, but it does!
This is the original recipe with my remarks back in 2010.