|Mom always made the best crust, then her filling was rich in cinnamon, brown sugar and butter.|
|We have many orchards there, one we lived near was called Twin Orchards. You can't get any fresher than that! The pies always are the best made with fresh apples. He just couldn't wait for me to make one!|
|Chad hadn't been back home in 16 years so he filled up his suitcase with everything and anything he could fit!|
My son Chad just came back from vacationing in Utica NY, he brought me the NY State Apples, some Tomato Pie from Napolis'. I do make my own recipe for tomato pie, but there's always that one you grew up with that brings back awesome memories.
|These are a delicious candy we love made in Rome N.Y. called Turkey Joints. Another treat he brought back for me we had every year at Christmas.|
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt mix together with flour
2/3 cups shortening cut into the flour then add
4 1/2 tablespoons ice water
extra flour for rolling.
Mix till dough forms a ball...Roll out on floured board two 9 inch crust and line pie plate.
Brush bottom of crust with 1 tbsp melted butter.
Apple Pie Filling:
Peel, core and slice into thick wedges 8 baking apples.
In a bowl add
1/4 cup of flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/4 cup of water
3/4 cup of sugar
Mix all together.
Roll 1/2 the dough out to fit your pan. Pour apples onto crust. Roll out remaining dough to fit the top. Dot with slices of butter. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of milk and 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar mixed with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Bake at 375 until lightly browned . Cool and slice. Serve with vanilla ice cream or plain.