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24 November 2014: Mastering Thanksgiving VI—Traditional Pumpkin Pie

November 24, 2014

Tags: Thanksgiving 2014, Thanksgiving Dinner, Classic American Cooking, Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Custard

All American Pumpkin Custard Pie
Now that we’ve established that I take an ecumenical approach to the traditional sweet potato and pumpkin custard pies on Thanksgiving’s dessert board, and have shared my grandmother’s recipe for the former, here’s how she made the latter.

It’s just a standard pumpkin custard without frills or “reinvention,” varying from most other American recipes only in detail. (more…)